(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 no consequence.

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.

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.

(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.

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!

  By PanEris using Melati.

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