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 (ĭn-kŏn′sĭ-kwĕn′shəl, ĭn′kŏn-)
1. Lacking importance.
2. Not following from premises or evidence; illogical.
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.
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But it was our inconsequentiality and stupidity that especially distresses me when I look back upon that life in the long ago.
skates the edge of inconsequentiality, so signaling an aesthetic of
A goofy sense of inconsequentiality is an underappreciated trait in comedies.
To me, this is a territorial assertion of professional expertise where "actually analyzing" a text demonstrates nothing more than the limits of close reading by reserving for fiction, by virtue of its ontological status, the right to be taken seriously for its inconsequentiality. Young herself identifies the problem of an interpretation that relies upon different ontological levels within fiction when she points out that the effect of reading the detailed murder scenes is the same regardless of whether Patrick actually committed them: "Whether Patrick's murders are fantasies or not, within fiction, they are all fictional.
Yet wrapped deep within this fabric of feeling and a deceptive inconsequentiality of detail is a set of entrenched emotional disturbances.
Fighting a story's inconsequentiality, they render it even more trifling and marginal.
The depiction of the bull could not be thoroughly rendered if it had not been for the matador's portrayal, as, within the bullring, the two complementary entities reach existence, despite their ephemeral inconsequentiality. What could the bull represent, if not a projection of the matador?
With its emphasis on ideas, The Dark Forest avoids the common failing of the second novel of a trilogy: inconsequentiality. And it comes to a satisfying (and surprising) end.
The important thing to remember is that it's called Twitter, which implies and suggests a total inconsequentiality. It is trivial." He further gave the example of British magazines in the 18th century, which were had Idler, Rambler or Spectator as titles.
the canon is that the notable successes in revising and revisioning our perceptions of the field of Greek prose fiction--to redeem it against charges of so-called 'lewdness, marginality, and inconsequentiality' (16)--were largely due to a like-minded community of scholars, mainly in the Anglo-Saxon world.
When talking about Gogol's works, Nabokov displays a similar determination to underscore the relative inconsequentiality of their plots.
Whereas the verbal eruption may appear meaningless to an undiscerning reader, it is not devised to be a meaningless outburst but to signify the worthlessness and inconsequentiality of the personalities and anomalous attitudes of leaders in political, social and spiritual spheres and practices as represented by the System of As.