(In*con"se*quent) a. [L. inconsequens: cf. F. inconséquent. See In- not, and Consequent.]
Not following from the premises; not regularly inferred; invalid; not characterized by logical method; illogical; arbitrary; inconsistent; of
Loose and inconsequent conjectures.Sir T. Browne.
(In*con`se*quen"tial) a. Not regularly following from the premises; hence, irrelevant; unimportant; of
no consequence. Chesterfield. In*con`se*quen"tial*ly adv.
(In*con`se*quen`ti*al"i*ty) n. The state of being inconsequential.
(In*con"se*quent*ness) n. Inconsequence.
(In`con*sid"er*a*ble) a. Not considerable; unworthy of consideration or notice; unimportant; small; trivial; as,
an inconsiderable distance; an inconsiderable quantity, degree, value, or sum. "The baser scum and
inconsiderable dregs of Rome." Stepney. In`con*sid"er*a*ble*ness, n. In`con*sid"er*a*bly, adv.
(In`con*sid"er*a*cy) n. Inconsiderateness; thoughtlessness. [Obs.] Chesterfield.
(In`con*sid"er*ate) a. [L. inconsideratus. See In- not, and Considerate.]
1. Not considerate; not attentive to safety or to propriety; not regarding the rights or feelings of others; hasty; careless; thoughtless; heedless; as,
the young are generally inconsiderate; inconsiderate conduct.
It is a very unhappy token of our corruption, that there should be any so inconsiderate among us as to
sacrifice morality to politics.Addison.
2. Inconsiderable. [Obs.] E. Terry.
Syn. Thoughtless; inattentive; inadvertent; heedless; negligent; improvident; careless; imprudent; indiscreet; incautious; injudicious; rash; hasty.
(In`con*sid"er*ate*ly), adv. In an inconsiderate manner.
(In`con*sid"er*ate*ness), n. The quality or state of being inconsiderate. Tillotson.
(In`con*sid`er*a"tion) n. [L. inconsideratio: cf. F. inconsidération.] Want of due consideration; inattention
to consequences; inconsiderateness.
Blindness of mind, inconsideration, precipitation.Jer. Taylor.
Not gross, willful, deliberate, crimes; but rather the effects of inconsideration.Sharp.
(In`con*sist"ence) n. Inconsistency.
(In`con*sist"en*cy) n.; pl. Inconsistencies [Cf. F. inconsistance.]
1. The quality or state of being inconsistent; discordance in respect to sentiment or action; such contrariety
between two things that both can not exist or be true together; disagreement; incompatibility.
There is a perfect inconsistency between that which is of debt and that which is of free gift.South.
2. Absurdity in argument ore narration; incoherence or irreconcilability in the parts of a statement, argument,
or narration; that which is inconsistent.
If a man would register all his opinions upon love, politics, religion, and learning, what a bundle of inconsistencies
and contradictions would appear at last!Swift.