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 ?
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.
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!
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.
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.
I left it in that, to us, inconsequential manner in which a bird flies away from a comfortable branch.
NASA leader Raila Odinga took an oath but it is all inconsequential and will be of no value for Kalonzo Musyoka either, the Opposition and even their supporters.
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According to Ogunjebe, 'Wike, in his most arrogant and selfish swagger openly derided our people as being inconsequential and of no practical political importance in PDP,' describing such remark as 'rather scandalous and very benighted.
In an interview with INQ and A, Agriculture Secretary Manny Pinol came to the defense of Duterte as he took a swipe at some news outlets for reporting the President's inconsequential jokes rather than focusing on his good pronouncements.