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consequence

con·se·quence

consequence

 
 
pronunciation:
kan s kwns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: that which follows; result.
Her stomach pain was a consequence of eating too much.
synonyms:
effect, outcome, result
similar words:
fallout, note, wake
definition 2: importance or significance.
She asked a question of some consequence.
synonyms:
importance, magnitude, significance, weight
similar words:
account, gravity, import, note