['kɒnsɪkw(ə)ns] or ['kɑnsəkwɛns]
(noun.) having important effects or influence; 'decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself'; 'virtue is of more moment than security'; 'that result is of no consequence'.
(noun.) the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual.
(noun.) a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; 'the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise'; 'his decision had depressing consequences for business'; 'he acted very wise after the event'.
(n.) That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause; a result.
(n.) A proposition collected from the agreement of other previous propositions; any conclusion which results from reason or argument; inference.
(n.) Chain of causes and effects; consecution.
(n.) Importance with respect to what comes after; power to influence or produce an effect; value; moment; rank; distinction.
n. . Effect (from necessity), RESULT, issue, event, end.. Deduction, inference, conclusion.. Connection, concatenation, consecution, chain of cause and effect, dependence of cause and effect.. Importance, moment, weight, interest, concern.
SYN:Effect, issue, result, inference, coherence, deduction, conclusion, outcome,importance, note, moment, dignity
ANT:Cause, causation, antecedence, premise, origin, datum, postulate, axiom,unimportance, insignificance, inconsequence, inconsecutiveness, irrelevance,meanness, paltriness
n. that which follows or comes after as a result: effect: influence: importance: (pl.) a round game describing the meeting of a lady and gentleman and its consequences each player in turn writing a part of the story not knowing what the others have written.—v.i. (Milt.) to draw inferences.—adj. Con′sequent following as a natural effect or deduction.—n. that which follows: the natural effect of a cause.—adj. Consequen′tial following as a result: casual: pompous.—advs. Consequen′tially; Con′sequently.
- What else can be the consequence, said Herbert, in explanation, if he will cut the cheese? 查尔斯·狄更斯. 远大前程.
- Chance set me free of my London engagements to-day sooner than I had expected, and I have got here, in consequence, earlier than my appointed time. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- In consequence, he came down, looking rather wild. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 小杜丽.
- Beauty of little consequence, indeed! 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- They are anticipations of some continuity or connection of an activity and a consequence which has not as yet shown itself. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- The buff finish looks all right, but it does not harden the silver sufficiently and in consequence the latter does not wear well. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- The person who had delivered the letter was of little consequence. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- These methods of thinking, and of expressing ourselves, are not of so little consequence as they may appear at first sight. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- This, as I have said before, is not a complete confession; but nothing is stated of consequence to any individual which is not strictly true. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- The socialist demand for a better distribution of wealth is of great consequence, but without a change in the very nature of labor society will not have achieved the happiness it expects. 沃尔特·李普曼. 政治序论.
- Of course that is of no consequence in one way--you never _would_ marry Mr. Ladislaw; but that only makes it worse of Mr. Casaubon. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- And the natural consequence is, as anybody but a baby might have foreseen, that he prowls and wanders. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- In consequence of this law, when Memphis was occupied the provost-marshal had forcibly collected all the evidences he could obtain of such debts. 尤利西斯·格兰特. U．S．格兰特的个人回忆录.
- He is liable, in consequence, to be frequently without any. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- The tiny yeast plants multiply and continue to make alcohol and gas, and in consequence, the dough becomes lighter and lighter. 伯莎M.克拉克. 科学通论.
- This growth and dying and reproduction of living things leads to some very wonderful consequences. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- She and her husband disagree, and unpleasant consequences follow. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- Apprehension means dread of undesirable consequences, as well as intellectual grasp. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- But I was bound to consider consequences. 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- Upon no part of Europe did the collapse of the idea of a unified Christendom bring more disastrous consequences than to Germany. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- I have committed follies, gentlemen,' said Uriah, looking round with a meek smile, 'and I ought to bear the consequences without repining. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- Any inward debate Lydgate had as to the consequences of this engagement which had stolen upon him, turned on the paucity of time rather than of money. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- Touch that--and trust to the consequences for the fullest disclosures that can flow from a woman's lips! 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- I have felt uneasy for the consequences of his being so involved, but I have kept these secrets until now, when I trust them to your honour. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 艰难时事.
- Men are not blamed for such evil actions as they perform ignorantly and casually, whatever may be their consequences. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- He needs to be made conscious of consequences as a justification of the positive or negative value of certain objects. 约翰·杜威. 民主与教育.
- Now, jump in, and let us see if I can repair the consequences of my own blunder. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯归来记.
- This is another of the consequences of being poor! 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- What does she do with those consequences? 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- When a wife's relations interpose against a husband who is a gentleman, who is proud, and who must govern, the consequences are inimical to peace. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 小杜丽.