from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having no importance or significance.
  • adjective Inconsistent or illogical.
  • adjective Proceeding without a natural or logical sequence; haphazard.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not consequent; not resulting from what has preceded; out of proper relation; irrelevant: as, inconsequent remarks; his actions are very inconsequent.
  • Not following from the premises; of the nature of an inference the conclusion of which might be false though the premises were true; illogical; formally fallacious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not following from the premises; not regularly inferred; invalid; not characterized by logical method; illogical; arbitrary; inconsistent; of no consequence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective archaic Alternative form of inconsequential.

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

  • adjective lacking worth or importance


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Late Latin incōnsequēns, incōnsequent- : Latin in-, not; see in– + Latin cōnsequēns, consequent; see consequent.]


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