con sequential

consequential

[kon-si-kwen-shuhl]
adjective
1.
following as an effect, result, or outcome; resultant; consequent.
2.
following as a logical conclusion or inference; logically consistent.
3.
of consequence or importance: a consequential man in his field.
4.
self-important; pompous.

Origin:
1620–30; < Latin consequenti(a) consequence + -al1

consequentiality, consequentialness, noun
consequentially, adverb
nonconsequential, adjective
nonconsequentially, adverb
nonconsequentialness, noun
nonconsequentiality, noun
quasi-consequential, adjective
quasi-consequentially, adverb
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consequential (ˌkɒnsɪˈkwɛnʃəl)
 
adj
1.  important or significant
2.  self-important; conceited
3.  following as a consequence; resultant, esp indirectly: consequential loss
 
usage  Although both consequential and consequent can refer to something which happens as the result of something else, consequent is more common in this sense in modern English: the new measures were put into effect, and the consequent protest led to the dismissal of those responsible
 
consequenti'ality
 
n
 
conse'quentialness
 
n
 
conse'quentially
 
adv

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consequential
1620s, from consequent + -al (1). Meaning "pregnant with consequences, important" is recorded from 1728. Related: Consequentially (c.1600).
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