inconsequently


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in·con·se·quent

 (ĭn-kŏn′sĭ-kwənt)
adj.
1. Having no importance or significance.
2. Inconsistent or illogical: inconsequent reasoning.
3. Proceeding without a natural or logical sequence; haphazard: a speech full of inconsequent statements.

[Late Latin incōnsequēns, incōnsequent- : Latin in-, not; see in-1 + Latin cōnsequēns, consequent; see consequent.]

in·con′se·quence n.
in·con′se·quent·ly adv.
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Adv.1.inconsequently - lacking consequence; "`You're so beautifully dressed,' she said and added quite inconsequentially, `Can you stay the night?'"
References in classic literature ?
My question had a sarcastic force that I had not fully intended, and it made her, after a moment, inconsequently break down.
asked Sir Nathaniel inconsequently when he re- entered the room.
Then he somewhat inconsequently added: "He lives a very lonely life; he has had to do everything for himself.
His mind then began to wander about the house, and he wondered whether there were other rooms like the drawing-room, and he thought, inconsequently, how beautiful the bathroom must be, and how leisurely it was--the life of these well-kept people, who were, no doubt, still sitting in the same room, only they had changed their clothes, and little Mr.