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consequence
used in Sister Carrie

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1  —12 uses as in:
a direct consequence of
Definition
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • Consequently, he arranged his hours very much to suit himself, taking now an afternoon, now an evening, but invariably returning between eleven and twelve to witness the last hour or two of the day's business and look after the closing details.
    Chapter 13 (38% in)
  • Consequently he threw Carrie into repression, which was irritating.
    Chapter 17 (89% in)
  • He had given the word among his friends—and they were many and influential—that here was something which they ought to attend, and, as a consequence, the sale of tickets by Mr. Quincel, acting for the lodge, had been large.
    Chapter 18 (2% in)
  • As a consequence, she was resentful and suspicious.
    Chapter 22 (4% in)
  • As a consequence, she recalled, with rising feeling, how often he had refused to go to places with her, to share in little visits, or, indeed, take part in any of the social amenities which furnished the diversion of her existence.
    Chapter 22 (32% in)
  • He did not foresee serious consequences of any sort, and yet he rather hesitated to begin.
    Chapter 23 (14% in)
  • In her nervousness and stress of mind she felt it necessary to act, and consequently put on a brown street dress, and at eleven o'clock started to visit the business portion once again.
    Chapter 26 (16% in)
  • She felt as if the thing deserved an answer, and consequently decided that she would write and let him know that she knew of his married state and was justly incensed at his deception.
    Chapter 26 (83% in)
  • Consequently, he breathed heavily and paled somewhat.
    Chapter 28 (88% in)
  • As a consequence, he consulted the business opportunities advertised in the morning papers and began investigations on his own account.
    Chapter 30 (29% in)
  • This left him in no mood to enjoy his flat or Carrie, and consequently the depression invaded that quarter.
    Chapter 33 (90% in)
  • As a matter of fact, during this second month she had been buying for herself as recklessly as she dared, regardless of the consequences.
    Chapter 39 (66% in)

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  • All seemed to be seeking their own amusement, regardless of the possible sad consequence to others.
    Chapter 43 (41% in)

There are no more uses of "consequence" in Sister Carrie.

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