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consequence
used in The Fountainhead

2 meanings, 14 uses
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1  —9 uses as in:
a direct consequence of
Definition
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • It leads to consequences which, once started, cannot be controlled.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (34% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • "What consequences?" she asked, leaning forward.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (34% in)
  • The most important consequence of Sermons in Stone was Toohey's contract to write a daily column for Gail Wynand's New York Banner.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (76% in)
  • It's all about a gallstone that thinks that it's an independent entity, a sort of a rugged individualist of the gall bladder, if you see what I mean, and then the man takes a big dose of castor oil—there's a graphic description of the consequences—I'm not sure it's correct medically, but anyway that's the end of the Gallant Gallstone.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (14% in)
  • He almost wished Wynand would try to corrupt him, no matter what the consequences.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (90% in)
  • He succumbed to the superstition of beauty and ornament, even though the ornament was of his own devising, and, consequently, inferior to that of established historical forms.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (76% in)
  • Before I name them, I'd like to point out some of the consequences, should you refuse.
    4.3 — Part 4 Chapter 3 (65% in)
  • But to get things done, you must love the doing, not the secondary consequences.
    4.8 — Part 4 Chapter 8 (47% in)
  • In the person of Howard Roark, we must crush the forces of selfishness and antisocial individualism—the curse of our modern world—here shown to us in ultimate consequences.
    4.15 — Part 4 Chapter 15 (1% in)

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2  —3 uses as in:
of little consequence
Definition
importance or relevance
  • Thus he reached the age of fifty-one, and a day when nothing of consequence happened to him, yet the evening found him without desire to take a step farther.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (91% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • He dismissed modern architecture, stating that: "So far, it has represented nothing but the whim of isolated individuals, has borne no relation to any great, spontaneous mass movement, and as such is of no consequence."
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (15% in)
  • But this—this amused tolerance seemed to admit that romance was only human, one had to take it, like everybody else, it was a popular weakness of no great consequence—she was gratified as she would have been gratified by the same words from any other man—it was like that red-enamel Mexican on her lapel, a contemptuous concession to people's demand of vanity.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (83% in)

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • It is a secondary consequence.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (42% in)
  • The exquisite kindliness of her manner suggested that their relationship was of no possible consequence, that she could not pay him the tribute of hostility.
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (47% in)

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