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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.]
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in•con•se•quent(ɪnˈkɒn sɪˌkwɛnt, -kwənt)
1. characterized by lack of proper sequence in thought, speech, or action.
[1570–80; < Late Latin]
in•con′se•quence`, in•con′se•quent`ness, n.
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|Adj.||1.||inconsequent - 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"
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