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consequence
used in Pygmalion

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
a direct consequence of
Definition
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • This makes him a standing puzzle to the huge number of uncultivated people who have been brought up in tasteless homes by commonplace or disagreeable parents, and to whom, consequently, literature, painting, sculpture, music, and affectionate personal relations come as modes of sex if they come at all.
    Act 5 (64% in)

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2  —1 use as in:
of little consequence
Definition
importance or relevance
  • The pathos of this deplorable figure, with its innocent vanity and consequential air, touches Pickering, who has already straightened himself in the presence of Mrs. Pearce.
    Act 2 (10% in)
consequential = important
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