Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Contrary to reasonable inference; illogical.

Part of speech: adjective

Not in regular sequence.

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Usage examples "inconsequent":

  1. Lizzie Ann inquired, with her inconsequent titter. - "Country Neighbors", Alice Brown.
  2. Her union had been one of love, and for a time it had been objected to by the friends of her husband, on the score of fortune; but constancy and perseverance prevailed, and the protracted and inconsequent opposition of his parents had left no other effects than an aversion in the children to the exercise of parental authority, in marrying their own descendents: an aversion which, though common to both the worthy baronet and his wife, was somewhat different in its two subjects. - "Precaution", James Fenimore Cooper.
  3. The discussion seemed to her inconsequent and unprofitable. - "The Way of an Eagle", Ethel M. Dell.