Definition of Consequential

1. Adjective. Having important issues or results. "An eventful decision"

Exact synonyms: Eventful
Similar to: Important, Of Import
Derivative terms: Consequence



Definition of Consequential

1. a. Following as a consequence, result, or logical inference; consequent.

Definition of Consequential

1. Adjective. following as a result ¹

2. Adjective. having significant consequences; of importance ¹

3. Adjective. something which is important or significant ¹

4. Adjective. someone who is self-important ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Consequential

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Consequential

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Literary usage of Consequential

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1. Handbook on the Law of Damages by William Benjamin Hale, Roger William Cooley (1912)
"consequential losses are the indirect losses caused by a wrong, ... PROXIMATE AND REMOTE consequential LOSSES—consequential losses are proximate when the ..."

2. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"The sense of consequential meaning “important” was rejected by some two thirds ... “Of consequence” is part of the definition in the OED at consequential 5; ..."

3. An Abridgment of the Law of Nisi Prius by William Selwyn (1838)
"XI I. consequential DAMAGES. Of Actions on the Case for consequential Damages, and herein of the general Rule for distinguishing Actions of Trespass vi et ..."

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