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. Besides, I was a mere child, and I stopped a great deal to play by the way.
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!
Gaining her end, the letter would be found in her breast, along with the money, and the gentlefolks would say when it was given back to them, 'She prized it, did old Betty Higden; she was true to it; and while she lived, she would never let it be disgraced by falling into the hands of those that she held in horror.' 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.
In it, she argues that the Democratic Party, notwithstanding a handful of problematic and relatively inconsequential congresswomen, is still the most safe and welcoming space for Jews, while the president is guilty of rhetoric that is downright anti-Semitic.
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But High Court judge Mr Justice Mostyn branded the criticisms "utterly insubstantial" and "obviously inconsequential".
Summary: Bishkek [Kyrgyzstan], March 27 (ANI): The Indian men's football team, who have already secured qualification to the 2019 Asian Cup, will look to continue their unbeaten run when they take on Kyrgyz Republic in an inconsequential last group match of the qualifying event here on Tuesday.