consequential [ kon-si-kwen-shuhl ]
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.
OTHER WORDS FROM CONSEQUENTIAL
con·se·quen·ti·al·i·ty, con·se·quen·tial·ness, noun
WORDS RELATED TO CONSEQUENTIAL
substantial, meaningful, weighty, momentous, far-reaching, big, considerable, eventful, grave, important, material, serious
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Origin: 1620–30; < Latin consequenti(a) consequence + -al
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSEQUENTIAL
The most consequential single task before the Abadi government in coming weeks is the choice of Interior Minister.
THE NEW IRAQ WAR COULD BE WON OR LOST THIS MONTH BY BAGHDAD POLITICS|BARTLE BULL|OCTOBER 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The second seems as consequential for the next election as JFK running on not being Truman.
AMERICAN VOTERS DON’T GET FOREIGN POLICY|STUART STEVENS|JULY 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But those literary skills were immensely consequential to the ultimate shape of his legendary career.
CHURCHILL WOULD BE FAMOUS TODAY ON THE STRENGTH OF HIS WRITING ALONE|ANTHONY PALETTA|JUNE 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wrote consequential articles and books and would have written many more.
MICHAEL HASTINGS' HUNGER FOR LIFE|JACK GRAY|JUNE 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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