consequent  

  • Pronunciation of consequent: K AA1 N S AH0 K W AH0 N T ('kɑnsə,kwɛnt)

  • Number of syllables of consequent: 3

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  • Definition of consequent

    • (s): following as an effect or result; "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"; "the health of the plants and the resulting flowers"  
  • Examples of consequent

    • Conditional introduction assumes the antecedent of the consequent.  
    • The consequent behaviors of the corresponding men are dissimilar, however.  
    • In the above sentence, you are assuming the consequent.  
    • The consequent is obviously false.  
    • The consequent growth in population increased the demand for clergymen.  
    • This is the affirmation of the consequent fallacy.  
    • The appearance of the stone is the result, the consequent physical reaction.  
    • The consequent evolution of the two stubs is trivial.  
    • The consequent eroticism in the sculpture made it controversial.  
    • Later, you reversed the antecedent and consequent in justifying the step.  

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