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unconsequential

Definitions

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  • adj. inconsequential

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inconsequential.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The sad thing about Mcain is that he has no control over his temper even in very unconsequential things and none when it is of great importance.

    Obama Campaign: McCain Is A Reckless Hothead

  • The difference between the two scenarios you mentioned may be unconsequential to you, but for historians it makes a difference whether an individual is completely invented what mythicists claim or a historical person so surrounded by mythology that it makes it hard to say much if anything about the historical individual in question other than the bare fact of their existence.

    Mythicists and Creationists

  • You can imagine my utter joy, after furiously tearing through Christmas paper and the unconsequential box of one of my last gifts, to find first printing paperback versions of The Elfstones of Shannara and The Wishsong of Shannara.

    A Question of Authenticity - Suvudu - Science Fiction and Fantasy Books, Movies, and Games

  • HOLT: Well, I guess, to me, this seems to be utterly unconsequential to the major choices that we have facing this country right now.

    CNN Transcript Oct 24, 2008

  • '[His] Some applications [are sometimes] may be thought too remote and unconsequential.

    Life Of Johnson

  • The most trifling and unconsequential-looking facts tell with wonderful precision on the result.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 450 Volume 18, New Series, August 14, 1852

  • Mrs. Doricourt felt hurt to think that her advice had been so utterly disregarded; but Cecilia had retired under evident agitation, and she was too dearly beloved for her friend and benefactress to allow her to remain in a state of uneasiness about so unconsequential a sum as a hundred and fifty pounds.

    Lovers and Friends; or, Modern Attachments

  • Nothing, however, is to be perfect in this world, and Paul Veronese's fine view of the suffering martyr has not size enough for the place; and is beside crowded with small unconsequential figures, which cannot be distinguished at a distance.

    Observations and Reflections Made in the Course of a Journey through France, Italy, and Germany, Vol. I

  • But while they avoid, as they imagine, the affectation of over-nicety, they run into that of a vicious extreme of negligence, which proves nothing but either a deficiency of breeding, or if not that, a high opinion of themselves, with what is not at all unconsequential to that, a contempt of others.

    A Treatise on the Art of Dancing

  • Some applications may be thought too remote and unconsequential; as in the verses on the Lady Dancing:

    Lives of the English Poets : Waller, Milton, Cowley

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  • This word is listed in the 1913 GNU Webster's dictionary. I much prefer inconsequential.

    April 8, 2011