inconsequent

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See also: inconséquent

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From Middle French inconséquent

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inconsequent (comparative more inconsequent, superlative most inconsequent)

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of inconsequential
  2. illogical; not apparently following from; intuitive
    • 1903, Henry James, The Beast in the Jungle
    She looked at him a minute, and it came to him as he met it an inconsequent sense that her eyes, when one got their full clearness, were still as beautiful as they had been in youth, only beautiful with a strange, cold light - a light that somehow was a part of the effect, if it wasn't rather a part of the cause, of the pale, hard sweetness of the season and the hour.

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