inconsequent


inconsequent
Synonyms and related words:
abnormal, absonant, absurd, adrift, anomalous, beside the mark, beside the point, beside the question, contradictory, contrary to reason, disproportionate, extraneous, extrinsic, fallacious, faulty, flawed, illogical, immaterial, impertinent, inadmissible, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inauthentic, incidental, incoherent, incommensurable, incommensurate, incompatible, inconclusive, incongruous, inconsequential, inconsiderable, inconsistent, inconsonant, invalid, irrational, irreconcilable, irrelative, irrelevant, loose, measly, niggling, nihil ad rem, nonessential, nonscientific, not at issue, not following, off the subject, out of proportion, out-of-the-way, oxymoronic, paltry, paradoxical, paralogical, parenthetical, peanut, pettifogging, picayune, picayunish, reasonless, self-annulling, self-contradictory, self-refuting, senseless, small, trifling, trivial, unauthentic, unconnected, unessential, unphilosophical, unreasonable, unscientific, without reason

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  • inconséquent — inconséquent, ente [ ɛ̃kɔ̃sekɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1551, repris XVIIIe; lat. inconsequens 1 ♦ (Choses) Qui n est pas conforme à la logique. ⇒ absurde. Comportement, raisonnement inconséquent. ♢ (fin XIXe) Dont on n a pas calculé les conséquences (qui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • inconséquent — inconséquent, ente (in kon sé kan, kan t ) adj. 1°   Où il n y a pas de conséquence. Raisonnement inconséquent. •   Que nos idées sont justes ou inconséquentes, obscures ou lumineuses, selon que nos organes sont plus ou moins solides, plus ou… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • inconsequent — inconsequent, inconsequential The two words overlap considerably in meaning. Both are used to mean ‘not following naturally; lacking logical sequence’, but when, for example, an argument is a disconnected one it would normally be described as… …   Modern English usage

  • Inconsequent — In*con se*quent, a. [L. inconsequens: cf. F. incons[ e]quent. See {In } not, and {Consequent}.] Not following from the premises; not regularly inferred; invalid; not characterized by logical method; illogical; arbitrary; inconsistent; of no… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inconsequent — (v. lat.), nicht folgerecht, unbeständig; daher Inconsequenz, s. Consequenz 1) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Inconsequent — Inconsequent, lat. deutsch, folgewidrig; Inconsequenz, Folgewidrigkeit …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • inconsequent — index disproportionate, extraneous, impertinent (irrelevant), inapposite, incongruous, inconsequential, irrelevant …   Law dictionary

  • inconsequent — (adj.) 1570s, not following as a logical conclusion, from L. inconsequentem (nom. inconsequens) not logically connected, from in not, opposite of, without (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + consequens, pp. of consequi to follow (see CONSEQUENCE (Cf.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • inconsequent — [in kän′si kwent΄, in kän′sikwənt] adj. [L inconsequens] not consequent; specif., a) not following as a result b) not following as a logical inference or conclusion; irrelevant c) not proceeding in logical sequence; characterized by lack of logic …   English World dictionary

  • inconsequent — inconsequence, inconsequentness, n. inconsequently, adv. /in kon si kwent , kweuhnt/, adj. 1. characterized by lack of proper sequence in thought, speech, or action. 2. characterized by lack of logical sequence; illogical; inconsecutive:… …   Universalium

  • INCONSÉQUENT — ENTE. adj. Qui agit, qui parle sans se conformer à ses propres principes. Il est aussi inconséquent dans sa conduite que dans ses propos. On le dit aussi Des choses, dans un sens analogue. Raisonnement inconséquent. Propos inconséquents. Conduite …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)