Inconsequential
Inconsequential In*con`se*quen"tial, a. Not regularly following from the premises; hence, irrelevant; unimportant; of no consequence. --Chesterfield. -- {In*con`se*quen"tial*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • inconsequential — [in kän΄si kwen′shəl] adj. 1. inconsequent; illogical 2. of no consequence; unimportant; trivial n. something inconsequential inconsequentiality [in kän΄si kwen′shē al′ə tē] n. inconsequentially adv …   English World dictionary

  • inconsequential — I adjective dispensable, flimsy, frivolous, immaterial, impertinent, inapplicable, inappreciable, inappropriate, inconsequent, inconsiderable, inessential, insignificant, invalid, irrelevant, minor, niggling, nonessential, not vital, nugatory, of …   Law dictionary

  • inconsequential — (adj.) characterized by inconsequence, 1620s; not worth noticing, 1782; see INCONSEQUENT (Cf. inconsequent) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Inconsequentially …   Etymology dictionary

  • inconsequential — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not important or significant. DERIVATIVES inconsequentiality noun inconsequentially adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • inconsequential — [[t]ɪ̱nkɒnsɪkwe̱nʃ(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is inconsequential is not important. ...a constant reminder of just how insignificant and inconsequential their lives were... Seemingly inconsequential details can sometimes contain… …   English dictionary

  • inconsequential — inconsequent, inconsequential The two words overlap considerably in meaning. Both are used to mean ‘not following naturally; lacking logical sequence’, but when, for example, an argument is a disconnected one it would normally be described as… …   Modern English usage

  • inconsequential —   Mea ole.    ♦ Inconsequential deeds, hana hope ole.    ♦ Inconsequential thing, mea iki.    ♦ Trifling or inconsequential action, as a casual love affair, hana kalakalai …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • inconsequential — adjective /ɪnˌkɑnsəˈkwɛnʃəl,ɪnˌkɒn.səˈkwɛn.ʃəl/ Having no consequence, not consequential, of little importance. You will never know the exact atomic time when you started reading this phrase; of course, thats inconsequential. Syn: unimportant,… …   Wiktionary

  • inconsequential — in|con|se|quen|tial [ınˌkɔnsıˈkwenʃəl US ˌka:n ] adj not important = ↑insignificant ▪ inconsequential but amusing chatter >inconsequentially adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inconsequential — in|con|se|quen|tial [ ın,kansı kwenʃəl ] adjective not important: UNIMPORTANT: Whether we go Thursday or Friday is inconsequential …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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