To better see all uses of the word
consequence
in
A Christmas Carol
please enable javascript.

consequence
Used In
A Christmas Carol
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • What’s the consequence?
  • Now, being prepared for almost anything, he was not by any means prepared for nothing; and, consequently, when the Bell struck One, and no shape appeared, he was taken with a violent fit of trembling.
  • The consequences were uproarious beyond belief; but no one seemed to care; on the contrary, the mother and daughter laughed heartily, and enjoyed it very much; and the latter, soon beginning to mingle in the sports, got pillaged by the young brigands most ruthlessly.
  • "I was only going to say," said Scrooge’s nephew, "that the consequence of his taking a dislike to us, and not making merry with us, is, as I think, that he loses some pleasant moments, which could do him no harm.

  • There are no more uses of "consequence" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Think carefully. This is a consequential decision.
  • It is the most consequential tax legislation in decades.

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading