from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being inconsequent.
  • n. Lacking just or logical inference or argument

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. hence; for this cause.
  • n. The quality or state of being inconsequent; lack of just or logical inference or argument; inconclusiveness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition or quality of being inconsequent; want of proper or logical sequence; inconclusiveness.
  • n. That which is inconsequent; something that does not properly follow; an unrelated or misplaced sequence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. having no important effects or influence
  • n. invalid or incorrect reasoning


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  • After noting the odd inconsequence of J. Sutter, the young, black, journalist-for-hire protagonist of John Henry Days — inconsequence, that is, compared to the folk hero of the title, and “the prophetic thunders and righteous wrath of Frederick Douglass and W.E. B.

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  • But his friend, who was used to this kind of inconsequence in him, kept the thread.

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  • "The Misfits" 1961, wild horses being rounded up and wild emotions unleashed in Nevada is, despite the star power of Monroe, Gable and Montgomery Clift, a frenzy of inconsequence.

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  • Ghosts of these final performances at the Armory, so pristine, alert and full of fine detail, will rise up and doom halfhearted efforts to inconsequence, a fate worse than death.

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  • But similarly, the matter of the liturgy itself, including its forms, as the Holy Father would continue to remind, is likewise no matter of inconsequence, and in point of fact, is also of significance and importance.

    Benedict on the Liturgy: "The Faith is not only thought"

  • Jules et Jim is an epic of inconsequence, the historical sweep of the first world war and the rise of nazism reduced to interruptions to the enigmatic potentialities of private life.

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  • Crispin Glover is thoroughly smothered by CGI as the Knave of Hearts to the point of inconsequence.

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  • Pushing our body's happy buttons with a cool swim on a hot day, or a fermented drink containing ethanol, or even just some good old-fashioned genital manipulation can elicit the sort of enjoyment that transcends angst and that does not need to be reconciled against the overbearing reality of our inconsequence.

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  • Focusing on Britain, France, Germany, Russia and the United States, Knightley occasionally damns intelligence agencies for their sheer inconsequence.

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  • A courtesy discount of 10% was only given when I pointed out the obvious flaw that the number of 'open shops' has dwindled to the point of courtesy inconsequence.

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