inconsequential


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in·con·se·quen·tial

 (ĭn-kŏn′sĭ-kwĕn′shəl, ĭn′kŏn-)
adj.
1. Lacking importance.
2. Not following from premises or evidence; illogical.
n.
A triviality.

in·con′se·quen′ti·al′i·ty (-kwĕn′shē-ăl′ĭ-tē), in·con′se·quen′tial·ness (-shəl-nĭs) n.
in·con′se·quen′tial·ly adv.

inconsequential

(ˌɪnkɒnsɪˈkwɛnʃəl; ɪnˌkɒn-) or

inconsequent

adj
1. not following logically as a consequence
2. trivial or insignificant
3. not in a logical sequence; haphazard
ˌinconseˌquentiˈality, ˌinconseˈquentialness, inˈconsequence, inˈconsequentness n
ˌinconseˈquentially, inˈconsequently adv

in•con•se•quen•tial

(ˌɪn kɒn sɪˈkwɛn ʃəl, ɪnˌkɒn-)

adj.
1. having little importance; trivial.
2. inconsequent; illogical.
3. irrelevant.
[1615–25]
in`con•se•quen`ti•al′i•ty, n.
in`con•se•quen′tial•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inconsequential - lacking worth or importance; "his work seems trivial and inconsequential"; "the quite inconsequent fellow was managed like a puppet"
unimportant - not important; "a relatively unimportant feature of the system"; "the question seems unimportant"
2.inconsequential - not following logically as a consequence
illogical, unlogical - lacking in correct logical relation

inconsequential

adjective unimportant, trivial, insignificant, minor, petty, trifling, negligible, paltry, immaterial, measly, inconsiderable, nickel-and-dime (U.S. slang), of no significance a reminder of how inconsequential their lives were

inconsequential

adjective
Not of great importance:
Translations

inconsequential

[ɪnˌkɒnsɪˈkwenʃəl] ADJ [conversation] → sin trascendencia; (= illogical) → ilógico

inconsequential

[ɪnˌkɒnsɪˈkwɛnʃəl] adjsans importance

inconsequential

adjbeziehungslos, irrelevant; (= not logical)unlogisch, nicht folgerichtig; (= unimportant)unbedeutend, unwichtig

inconsequential

[ɪnˌkɒnsɪˈkwɛnʃl] inconsequent [ɪnˈkɒnsɪkwənt] adj (conversation) → senza importanza; (remark) → irrilevante
References in classic literature ?
The pale, gray, childish, aged, melancholy, yet often simply cheerful, and sometimes delicately intelligent aspect of Clifford, peering from behind the faded crimson of the curtain, --watching the monotony of every-day occurrences with a kind of inconsequential interest and earnestness, and, at every petty throb of his sensibility, turning for sympathy to the eyes of the bright young girl!
I felt so injured by the inconsequential nature of this charge, that it gave me courage to be grave.
I had expected to see Sherlock Holmes impatient under this rambling and inconsequential narrative, but, on the contrary, he had listened with the greatest concentration of attention.
His mind was too inconsequential to permit him to possess purpose.
It was my nature, as it was the nature of all my folk, to be inconsequential.
For ten seconds let us regard with discreet scrutiny some inconsequential object in the other direction.
I left it in that, to us, inconsequential manner in which a bird flies away from a comfortable branch.
Most illogical, inconsequential, and light- headed, this; but travellers in the valley of the shadow of death are apt to be light-headed; and worn-out old people of low estate have a trick of reasoning as indifferently as they live, and doubtless would appreciate our Poor Law more philosophically on an income of ten thousand a year.
When all possible pictures are equally inconsequential in anthropocentric terms, the scale or scope of the view is a matter of indifference.
But it will be conducted in a friendly and fraternal manner for - no matter what differences socialists have among themselves - they're totally inconsequential compared to our differences with the boss class and their mouthpieces in the other political parties.
brucei would specifically target an enzyme, such as TbcatB, that is essential to the parasite but inconsequential to people.
This book illustrates the values that every African American youth needs to discover: the realization that sex is more than an inconsequential sensation, true love can be obtained through commitment and trust, college is a viable option for anyone who is motivated, no matter what side of the tracks you're from--and certainly African Americans can be successful at more that just sports.