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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.]

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.
You should 'a' ben up at Riley's barn last night," Jim announced inconsequently.
She chattered ceaselessly and inconsequently until they reached the Green Gables lane.
But Anne waved the moral inconsequently aside and seized only on the delightful possibilities before it.