consequential

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consequent +‎ -al [1]

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consequential (comparative more consequential, superlative most consequential)

  1. Following as a result.
  2. Having significant consequences; of importance.
  3. Important or significant.
  4. (of a person) Self-important.
    • 1919, Lord Frederic Hamilton, The Vanished Pomps of Yesterday[1], page 69:
      He was a very short, fat little man, with immensely long grey side-whiskers, and a most consequential manner.

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  1. ^ consequential” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.