Definition of sequent in English:

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sequent

Pronunciation: /ˈsiːkw(ə)nt/

adjective

archaic
Following in a sequence or as a logical conclusion: some of the inferences are not sequent on the premises
More example sentences
  • Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece are discourses, sequent and complementary, on sex.
  • It may, however, yield a more sequent conclusion if one minor change in the text be made.
  • We have to accept the vicissitude sequent on a violated treaty.

Derivatives

sequently

adverb

Origin

Mid 16th century: from Old French, or from Latin sequent- 'following' (see sequence).

Words that rhyme with sequent

frequent

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