Root Word of the Day: CONSEQUENCE

consequence (noun) – a logical result or effect; something that follows an action or condition
BREAKDOWN: CON- (with) + SEQU- (follow) + -ENCE (process)

NOTE: Despite pervasive beliefs to the contrary, the word consequence has a neutral charge. Consequences are not always bad.


This word is built on the root SEQU-, which means to follow.
Common SEQU- words include sequel and sequence.
More esoteric SEQU- words include sequacious.

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