If you do something wrong and get grounded, this is an example of a consequence.
If there is a matter of great importance that you have to address, this is an example of a matter of great consequence.
Scientists of consequence.
I'm warning you. If you don't get me the report on time, there will be consequences.
An issue of consequence.
A matter of slight consequence.
A person of consequence.
- As a result; consequently.
- As a result (of).
- To accept the adverse results of one's actions.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of consequence
- From Old French