An example of consequent is a burn from pulling something out of the oven without using an oven mitt.
An example of consequent is two coming after one.
A consequent river; a consequent valley.
- Following as a result of.
- Inferred from.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of consequent
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French conséquent, from Latin consequens, consequentis, present participle of consequi (“to follow”), from con- + sequi (“to follow”). Compare French conséquent.