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consequential

con·se·quen·tial

consequential

 
 
pronunciation:
kan s kwen shl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: coming after as an outcome, result, or consequence.
The offense was grave and the consequential punishment was severe.
antonyms:
causal, unrelated
similar words:
attendant
definition 2: pompous; self-important.
definition 3: significant; important.
The Clean Air Act was a consequential piece of legislation.
antonyms:
inconsequential, insignificant, slight
similar words:
big, important, significant
derivation: consequentially (adv.)