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Noun
A result or effect, usually one that is unwelcome or unpleasant
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“He opines that the surprising result was the consequence of giving too much power to the wrong people.”
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Importance with respect to what comes after
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“Your incoherent remarks are of no consequence to our determination to succeed.”
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One's status or standing
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“Disregard his opinions as he is a man of no consequence.”
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An inflated sense of one's positive qualities
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“After examining the disease with all the consequence of a legitimate physician, Mr. Lynch told him that his oriental oils would cure him.”
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The act or process of inferring by deduction or induction
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“We then deduce a consequence which tells us what effect that cause will have in particular circumstances.”
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An occurrence, or something that happens
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Implied or explicit significance
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The end or final point of something
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A loss or cost incurred, especially for the benefit of something or someone
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A negative consequence or downside of a given course of action
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The climax or outcome of events
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A cause, purpose or reason
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A punishment imposed for breaking a law, rule, or contract
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Something which has been proven to be real
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A situation involving exposure to danger
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A fact that is definitely true or an event that is definitely going to take place
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