1. adjective [ADJ n] Consequential means the same as consequent. [formal] ⇒ The actual estimate for extra staff and consequential costs such as accommodation was an annual £9.18m. 2. graded adjective & adjective
Something that is consequential is important or significant. [formal] ⇒ This new transformation is at least as consequential as that one was. ⇒ From a medical standpoint a week is usually not a consequential delay.
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