Something brought about by a cause
The quality or state of being important
in consequence of
take the consequences
It was a consequence of her sin.
In consequence her mind is not only vigorous, but it is pure.
In consequence of this discovery his whole manner of life, all his relations with old friends, all his plans for his future, were completely altered.
The leg wound from Shipton's flailing ice ax had been an eight-stitcher of no permanent consequence.
The only river of any consequence in the north-western division flows for 200m.