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consequence
used in All Quiet on the Western Front

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —3 uses as in:
a direct consequence of
Definition
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • The wisest were just the poor and simple people. They knew the war to be a misfortune, whereas those who were better off, and should have been able to see more clearly what the consequences would be, were beside themselves with joy.
    Chapter 1 (61% in)
consequences = results
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Kat and Kropp even go out in the afternoon, and Albert gets the lobe of his ear shot off in consequence.
    Chapter 6 (71% in)
  • consequence = result
  • Sometimes they give an advantage for profiting by a situation;—but they also bring consequences along with them, in that they arouse prejudices which have to be overcome.
    Chapter 11 (4% in)
consequences = results
There are no more uses of "consequence" flagged with this meaning in All Quiet on the Western Front.

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2  —1 use as in:
of little consequence
Definition
importance or relevance
  • I think no more of the dead man, he is of no consequence to me now.
    Chapter 9 (90% in)
consequence = importance or significance
There are no more uses of "consequence" flagged with this meaning in All Quiet on the Western Front.

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