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Definition of Consequent

Consequent

  1. Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.
  2. Following by necessary inference or rational deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other propositions.
  3. That which follows, or results from, a cause; a result or natural effect.
  4. That which follows from propositions by rational deduction; that which is deduced from reasoning or argumentation; a conclusion, or inference.
  5. The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent.

Consequent Quotations

The decision to use the atom bomb on Japanese cities, and the consequent buildup of enormous nuclear arsenals, was made by governments, on the basis of political and military perceptions.
Joseph Rotblat

There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
Eldridge Cleaver

Further, a defensive policy involves the loss of the initiative, with all the consequent disadvantages to the defender.
Douglas Haig

A necessary consequent of religious belief is the attaching ideas of merit to that belief, and of demerit to its absence.
Frances Wright

If men understood domestic economy half as well as women do, then their political economy and their entire consequent statecraft would not be the futil muddle which it is.
James Stephens
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Consequent Translations

consequent in German is folgend
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