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Meaning of INCONSEQUENT

Pronunciation:  in'kânsu`kwent

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  lacking worth or importance; "his work seems trivial and inconsequential"; "the quite inconsequent fellow was managed like a puppet"
 

INCONSEQUENT is a 12 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: inconsequential, unimportant
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*con"se*quent\, a. [L. inconsequens: cf. F.
incons['e]quent. See {In-} not, and {Consequent}.]
Not following from the premises; not regularly inferred;
invalid; not characterized by logical method; illogical;
arbitrary; inconsistent; of no consequence.

      Loose and inconsequent conjectures.      --Sir T.
                                               Browne.

 
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