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Definition unimportant (not consequential)
  • Once I was accepted in college, high school work seemed inconsequential.
inconsequential = not important
  • I'm spending a lot of time on it. Although the impact on my grade is inconsequential, I find the assignment fascinating.
  • inconsequential = not important
  • He recounted everything that he could recall, down to the minutest and most inconsequential observation, proud of the information that he had gathered.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • inconsequential = not important
  • I saw so clearly that I was inconsequential to her.
    Lisa See  --  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
  • inconsequential = not important
  • He never made me feel dismissed or inconsequential.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • inconsequential = not important
  • In fact, all I'd done with Derek—the best of it, and the worst of it—became instantly inconsequential.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • inconsequential = not important
  • Food was a relatively cheap but not inconsequential expense; Generose bought her rice in bulk, in large, fifty-pound plastic sacks from the DeKalb County farmers' market, just down the road.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • inconsequential = not important
  • Because I worked among rich and famous athletes, I convinced myself that my needs were realistic, my greed inconsequential compared to theirs.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • inconsequential = not important
  • What I meant to say is that when I was a girl in Blundermeecen, I sat on this sofa and spoke with my grandmother about inconsequential things well into the gloom of the evening.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • inconsequential = not important
  • She was expected to speak of inconsequential things as the gloom of the evening descended.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • He is too young, and I am too old, and there is the not inconsequential fact that I cut off his hand.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  Queen of Attolia
  • Inconsequential Worse yet, wasteful.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Around us, voices sounded as they always did everywhere, in a house of death, soft and inconsequential, and tidily assertive.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • The fact that it 'll take my life is really inconsequential.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • The man was nothing: a tiny, inconsequential nothing.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • They talked through dinner, inconsequentially.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • I forced myself to concentrate on the logic problems, but somehow they seemed inconsequential to me.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • It seems to me to raise something dirty, unimportant, inconsequential, to a dignity that does not belong to it.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • For ten seconds let us regard with discreet scrutiny some inconsequential object in the other direction.
    O. Henry  --  The Gift of the Magi
  • Black people were considered unworthy and inconsequential.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up

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