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consequence
used in The Screwtape Letters

7 uses
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Definition
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • and I really see no reason why I should try to shield you from the consequences or your inefficiency.
    Chapter 13 (5% in)
consequences = results
  • If he is that sort of man, his pacifism will probably not do us much good, and the Enemy will probably protect him from the usual consequences of belonging to a sect.
    Chapter 7 (74% in)
  • If he must think of the medical side of chastity, feed him the grand lie which we have made the English humans believe, that physical exercise in excess and consequent fatigue are specially favourable to this virtue.
    Chapter 17 (91% in)
  • In the second place any sexual infatuation whatever, so long as it intends marriage, will be regarded as "love", and "love" will be held to excuse a man from all the guilt, and to protect him from all the consequences, if marrying a heathen, a fool, or a wanton.
    Chapter 18 (98% in)
  • For as things are, your man has now discovered the dangerous truth that these attacks don't last forever; consequently you cannot use again what is, after all, our best weapon—the belief of ignorant humans, that there is no hope of getting rid of us except by yielding.
    Chapter 20 (7% in)
  • Are we to aim at cowardice—or at courage, with consequent pride—or at hatred of the Germans?
    Chapter 29 (4% in)
  • The danger of inducing cowardice in our patients, therefore, is lest we produce real self-knowledge and self-loathing with consequent repentance and humility.
    Chapter 29 (43% in)

There are no more uses of "consequence" in The Screwtape Letters.

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