I adjective dispensable, flimsy, frivolous, immaterial, impertinent, inapplicable, inappreciable, inappropriate, inconsequent, inconsiderable, inessential, insignificant, invalid, irrelevant, minor, niggling, nonessential, not vital, nugatory, of minor importance, of no account, of no consequence, paltry, petty, picayune, remote, slight, superficial, trifling, trivial, unconnected, unessential, ungermane, unimportant, unnecessary, unrelated, unsound, unwarranted, worthless associated concepts: irrelevant evidence II index collateral (immaterieil), de minimus, expendable, extraneous, immaterial, inapposite, inappreciable, inconsiderable, insubstantial, irrelevant, mediocre, minor, negligible, nonessential, nugatory, null (insignificant), paltry, peripheral, petty, remote (small), slight, tenuous, trivial, unessential

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  • inconsequential — [in kän΄si kwen′shəl] adj. 1. inconsequent; illogical 2. of no consequence; unimportant; trivial n. something inconsequential inconsequentiality [in kän΄si kwen′shē al′ə tē] n. inconsequentially adv …   English World dictionary

  • Inconsequential — In*con se*quen tial, a. Not regularly following from the premises; hence, irrelevant; unimportant; of no consequence. Chesterfield. {In*con se*quen tial*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inconsequential — (adj.) characterized by inconsequence, 1620s; not worth noticing, 1782; see INCONSEQUENT (Cf. inconsequent) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Related: Inconsequentially …   Etymology dictionary

  • inconsequential — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not important or significant. DERIVATIVES inconsequentiality noun inconsequentially adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • inconsequential — [[t]ɪ̱nkɒnsɪkwe̱nʃ(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is inconsequential is not important. ...a constant reminder of just how insignificant and inconsequential their lives were... Seemingly inconsequential details can sometimes contain… …   English dictionary

  • inconsequential — inconsequent, inconsequential The two words overlap considerably in meaning. Both are used to mean ‘not following naturally; lacking logical sequence’, but when, for example, an argument is a disconnected one it would normally be described as… …   Modern English usage

  • inconsequential —   Mea ole.    ♦ Inconsequential deeds, hana hope ole.    ♦ Inconsequential thing, mea iki.    ♦ Trifling or inconsequential action, as a casual love affair, hana kalakalai …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • inconsequential — adjective /ɪnˌkɑnsəˈkwɛnʃəl,ɪnˌkɒn.səˈkwɛn.ʃəl/ Having no consequence, not consequential, of little importance. You will never know the exact atomic time when you started reading this phrase; of course, thats inconsequential. Syn: unimportant,… …   Wiktionary

  • inconsequential — in|con|se|quen|tial [ınˌkɔnsıˈkwenʃəl US ˌka:n ] adj not important = ↑insignificant ▪ inconsequential but amusing chatter >inconsequentially adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inconsequential — in|con|se|quen|tial [ ın,kansı kwenʃəl ] adjective not important: UNIMPORTANT: Whether we go Thursday or Friday is inconsequential …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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