Definition of "inconsequential" []

  • Lacking importance. (adjective)
  • Not following from premises or evidence; illogical. (adjective)
  • A triviality. (noun)
  • Not following logically as a consequence (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Trivial or insignificant (adjective)
  • Not in a logical sequence; haphazard (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "inconsequential" in a sentence
  • "It's not like this absorption in the inconsequential is anything new."
  • "And the interesting thing about the book, apart from its ability to enthrall, is that it hasn't really dated, or has dated only in inconsequential or charming ways."
  • "It’s one thing to say you don’t like the changes, but to pretend they’re inconsequential is just … beyond silly."