Consequential

Definition of Consequential

Con`se`quen´tial
a.1.Following as a consequence, result, or logical inference; consequent.
All that is revealed in Scripture has a consequential necessity of being believed . . . because it is of divine authority.
- Locke.
These kind of arguments . . . are highly consequential and concludent to my purpose.
- Sir M. Hale.
2.Assuming or exhibiting an air of consequence; pretending to importance; pompous; self-important; as, a consequential man. See Consequence, n., 4.
His stately and consequential pace.
- Sir W. Scott.
Consequential damage
a - (Law) Damage so remote as not to be actionable
b - Damage which although remote is actionable.
c - Actionable damage, but not following as an immediate result of an act.

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