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consequences, plural;
  1. A result or effect of an action or condition
    • - many have been laid off from work as a consequence of the administration's policies
  2. Importance or relevance
    • - the past is of no consequence
    • - he didn't say anything of great consequence
  3. Social distinction
    • - a woman of consequence

  1. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
  2. the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
  3. having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence"
  4. Dexter Mills (born 1977), better known as Consequence, is an American rapper and cousin of rapper Q-Tip of the hip hop group A Tribe Called Quest. Consequence debuted in 1996 on A Tribe Called Quest's album Beats, Rhymes, and Life. ...
  5. Die Konsequenz (The Consequence) is a West German film from 1977. It is an adaptation of the 1975 autobiographical novel with the same name by Swiss author Alexander Ziegler and directed by Wolfgang Petersen. The film has a pederastic theme. It has been praised as "one of the best `70s gay dramas."
  6. (Consequences (8 Simple Rules episode)) This is an episode list of 8 Simple Rules, an American television sitcom that originally aired on ABC from September 17, 2002 to April 15, 2005. Loosely based on humor columnist W. ...
  7. (Consequences (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)) "Consequences" is the 15th episode of season 3 of the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  8. (Consequences (Endwell album)) Consequences is the second studio album released by American hardcore band Endwell. It will be the band's first studio album release after departing from Victory Records two years earlier. Consequences was released on April 21, 2009 through Mediaskare Records. ...
  9. (Consequences (game)) Consequences is an old parlour game in a similar vein to the Surrealist game exquisite corpse and Mad Libs.
  10. That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause; A result of actions; A proposition collected from the agreement of other previous propositions; any conclusion which results from reason or argument; inference; Chain of causes and effects; consecution; ...
  11. (Consequences) Potential loss of life or property damage downstream of a dam caused by floodwaters released at the dam or by waters released by partial or complete failure of dam. Includes effects of land slides upstream of the dam on property located around the reservoir.
  12. (Consequences) The feelings and behaviors that result from our beliefs about the events that occur.
  13. (Consequences) The positive or negative outcomes of decisions, events or processes.
  14. (13. Consequences) MSD reserves the right to suspend or terminate your use of this Web site for any reason at any time without notice. If your breach causes harm to others, you agree to indemnify and hold MSD harmless from and against any and all loss, damage, or expense. ...
  15. (CONSEQUENCES) the person re-engages in use despite negative consequences with continued use. Areas can include health, emotional, physical, spiritual, financial, vocational, legal and relationship, including the relationship they have with themselves.
  16. (Consequences) A politically correct term for mommy (or daddy) revenge.  You break my i-pod, spill my cocktail or wake me up, there will be consequences.
  17. (Consequences) Adlerians speak of natural consequences which result from activities in the physical/natural realm. More important are logical consequences which result from activities in the social realm, and arising from the logic of relationships. (See Purpose, above. ...
  18. (Consequences) Aftermath · "Fourteen Points" · League of Nations
  19. (Consequences) The results (measured in some way) of employing a health-care intervention (or pharmaceutical, etc).
  20. (Consequences) of exploited vulnerabilities for basic security services.
  21. (consequences) Effects · Casualties · Expulsion of Germans · Operation Paperclip · Occupation of Germany · Morgenthau Plan · Territorial changes · Soviet occupations: Romania, Poland, Hungary, Baltic States · Occupation of Japan · First Indochina War · Cold War · Contemporary culture
  22. (consequences) To be punished for some tihng that happened
  23. Stoichiometric coefficients in equations of chemical reactions for molecules of gaseous substances shows in which volume combinations gaseous substances are got or react.
  24. The result of a terrorist attack or other incident that reflects the level, duration and nature of the loss resulting from the incident. For purposes of NIPP, there are four main categories: health, economic, psychological and governance.
  25. An often bad or inconvenient result of a particular action or situation.