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con·se·quent·ly

 (kŏn′sĭ-kwĕnt′lē, -kwənt-lē)
adv.
As a result; therefore.

consequently

(ˈkɒnsɪkwəntlɪ)
adv, sentence connector
as a result or effect; therefore; hence

con•se•quent•ly

(ˈkɒn sɪˌkwɛnt li, -kwənt-)

adv.
as a result, effect, or outcome; therefore.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.consequently - (sentence connectors) because of the reason givenconsequently - (sentence connectors) because of the reason given; "consequently, he didn't do it"; "continued to have severe headaches and accordingly returned to the doctor"
2.consequently - as a consequence; "he had good reason to be grateful for the opportunities which they had made available to him and which consequently led to the good position he now held"

consequently

adverb as a result, thus, therefore, necessarily, hence, subsequently, accordingly, for that reason, thence, ergo My grandfather sustained a broken back and, consequently, spent the rest of his life in a wheelchair.
Translations
باِلتَّالىلِذلِك، نَتيجَة لِذلِك
následkem tohonásledněpotažmotudíštudíž
derforsom følge deraf
sen tähden
zato
tehát
òar af leiîandi
その結果
따라서
konsekwentniewskutek tego
následkom čoho
zato
följaktligen
ดังนั้น
do vậy

consequently

[ˈkɒnsɪkwəntlɪ] ADVpor consiguiente, por lo tanto

consequently

[ˈkɒnsɪkwɛntli] advpar conséquent, donc

consequently

advfolglich

consequently

[ˈkɒnsɪkwəntlɪ] advdi conseguenza, dunque, quindi

consequence

(ˈkonsikwəns) , ((American) -kwens) noun
1. a result. This decision will have important consequences.
2. importance. A small error is of no consequence.
ˈconsequently adverb
therefore. She didn't explain it clearly – consequently, he didn't understand.

consequently

باِلتَّالى tudíž som følge deraf folglich συνεπώς por consiguiente sen tähden en conséquence zato conseguentemente その結果 따라서 derhalve derfor wskutek tego consequentemente следовательно följaktligen ดังนั้น sonuç olarak do vậy 从而
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I Sergey Ivanovitch's eyes his younger brother was a capital fellow, with his heart in the right place (as he expressed it in French), but with a mind which, though fairly quick, was too much influenced by the impressions of the moment, and consequently filled with contradictions.
In the next place, from reflecting on the circumstance that I doubted, and that consequently my being was not wholly perfect (for I clearly saw that it was a greater perfection to know than to doubt), I was led to inquire whence I had learned to think of something more perfect than myself; and I clearly recognized that I must hold this notion from some nature which in reality was more perfect.
Tacit obedience implies no force upon the will, and consequently may be easily, and without any pains, preserved; but when a wife, a child, a relation, or a friend, performs what we desire, with grumbling and reluctance, with expressions of dislike and dissatisfaction, the manifest difficulty which they undergo must greatly enhance the obligation.
The summer semester was in full tide; consequently the most frequent figure in and about Heidelberg was the student.
A democracy, consequently, will be confined to a small spot.