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consequential (adj.)

1620s, "not direct or immediate," from consequent (Latin consequentia) + -al (1). Sense of "following as an effect or result" is from 1650s. Of persons, "self-important," 1758, from obsolete sense in reference to things, "important, pregnant with consequences" (1728). Related: Consequentially (c. 1600).

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Definitions of consequential

consequential (adj.)
having important issues or results;
the year's only really consequential legislation
Synonyms: eventful
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