inconsequent

  • 1 inconséquent — inconséquent, ente [ ɛ̃kɔ̃sekɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1551, repris XVIIIe; lat. inconsequens 1 ♦ (Choses) Qui n est pas conforme à la logique. ⇒ absurde. Comportement, raisonnement inconséquent. ♢ (fin XIXe) Dont on n a pas calculé les conséquences (qui… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 inconséquent — inconséquent, ente (in kon sé kan, kan t ) adj. 1°   Où il n y a pas de conséquence. Raisonnement inconséquent. •   Que nos idées sont justes ou inconséquentes, obscures ou lumineuses, selon que nos organes sont plus ou moins solides, plus ou… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 3 inconsequent — 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

  • 4 Inconsequent — In*con se*quent, a. [L. inconsequens: cf. F. incons[ e]quent. See {In } not, and {Consequent}.] Not following from the premises; not regularly inferred; invalid; not characterized by logical method; illogical; arbitrary; inconsistent; of no… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Inconsequent — (v. lat.), nicht folgerecht, unbeständig; daher Inconsequenz, s. Consequenz 1) …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 Inconsequent — Inconsequent, lat. deutsch, folgewidrig; Inconsequenz, Folgewidrigkeit …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 7 inconsequent — index disproportionate, extraneous, impertinent (irrelevant), inapposite, incongruous, inconsequential, irrelevant …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 inconsequent — (adj.) 1570s, not following as a logical conclusion, from L. inconsequentem (nom. inconsequens) not logically connected, from in not, opposite of, without (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + consequens, pp. of consequi to follow (see CONSEQUENCE (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 inconsequent — [in kän′si kwent΄, in kän′sikwənt] adj. [L inconsequens] not consequent; specif., a) not following as a result b) not following as a logical inference or conclusion; irrelevant c) not proceeding in logical sequence; characterized by lack of logic …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 inconsequent — inconsequence, inconsequentness, n. inconsequently, adv. /in kon si kwent , kweuhnt/, adj. 1. characterized by lack of proper sequence in thought, speech, or action. 2. characterized by lack of logical sequence; illogical; inconsecutive:… …

    Universalium

  • 11 INCONSÉQUENT — ENTE. adj. Qui agit, qui parle sans se conformer à ses propres principes. Il est aussi inconséquent dans sa conduite que dans ses propos. On le dit aussi Des choses, dans un sens analogue. Raisonnement inconséquent. Propos inconséquents. Conduite …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 12 inconsequent — /ɪnˈkɒnsəkwənt/ (say in konsuhkwuhnt) adjective 1. characterised by lack of sequence in thought, speech, or action. 2. not following from the premises: an inconsequent deduction. 3. characterised by lack of logical sequence: inconsequent… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 inconsequent — adjective Etymology: Late Latin inconsequent , inconsequens, from Latin in + consequent , consequens consequent Date: 1579 1. a. lacking reasonable sequence ; illogical b. inconsecutive 2. inconsequential 2 3. irrelevant • …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 inconsequent — Synonyms and related words: abnormal, absonant, absurd, adrift, anomalous, beside the mark, beside the point, beside the question, contradictory, contrary to reason, disproportionate, extraneous, extrinsic, fallacious, faulty, flawed, illogical,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 inconseqüent — in|con|se|qüent Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …

    Diccionari Català-Català

  • 16 inconsequent — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Not of great importance: inconsequential, insignificant, little, trivial, unimportant. See BIG …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 inconsequent — in con·se·quent || ɪn kÉ‘nsɪkwÉ™nt / kÉ’n adj. lacking a logical sequence; not following a natural order of events; disconnected, inconsecutive; illogical; irrelevant …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 inconsequent — adjective 1》 not connected or following logically; irrelevant. 2》 inconsequential. Derivatives inconsequence noun inconsequently adverb …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 inconsequent — adj 1. fragmentary, in bits and pieces, discontinuous, out of sequence; disconnected, detached, apart. 2. inconsistent, not following, incongruous, inconsonant, incompatible, inconformable; illogical, unreasonable, reasonless, contrary to reason …

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  • 20 inconsequent — in·consequent …

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