Antonyms for consequential
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : kon-si-kwen-shuh l|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌkɒn sɪˈkwɛn ʃəl|
Definition of consequentialOrigin :
- 1620s, from consequent (Latin consequentia) + -al (1). Meaning "pregnant with consequences, important" is recorded from 1728. Related: Consequentially (c.1600).
- adj significant
- In the midst of all this Lantier put on the most consequential airs.
- Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
- But also at Hurstley now are found its consequential blessings.
- Extract from : « The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper » by Martin Farquhar Tupper
- “But I know he would,” cried Bob, who spoke in the most consequential manner.
- Extract from : « Devon Boys » by George Manville Fenn
- Events, are consequential or inconsequential irrespective of their size.
- Extract from : « The Celebrity, Complete » by Winston Churchill
- "Yes, yes, my dear sir," said Collins with consequential urbanity.
- Extract from : « Mrs. Thompson » by William Babington Maxwell
- "Well, why don't you come when I call," said Mick with a consequential air.
- Extract from : « Sybil » by Benjamin Disraeli
- These she deposited on the slope in front of the house with consequential air.
- Extract from : « Brenda's Ward » by Helen Leah Reed
- Like most savage races the Indians were vain and consequential.
- Extract from : « Glimpses of the Past » by W. O. Raymond
- The science must be an outgrowth, a consequential development of the sentiment.
- Extract from : « Cannibals all! » by George Fitzhugh
- Like most men who have been the architects of their own fortunes, he was vain and consequential.
- Extract from : « Beacon Lights of History, Volume IX » by John Lord
Synonyms for consequential
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