What's the difference among subsequent, consequent and consequential
What's the difference among subsequent, consequent and consequential?
Jan 1, 2016 3:45 AM
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subsequent: coming after something in time; following: "the theory was developed subsequent to the earthquake of 1906."
consequent: following as a result or effect: "labor shortages would be created with a consequent increase in wages."
1 following as a result or effect: "there was a loss of confidence in the company and a consequential withdrawal of funds."
2 important; significant: "perhaps the most consequential discovery of the eighteenth century."