Meaning of “consequence” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈkɒnsɪkwəns/

B2 [ C ] the result of an action or situation, especially a bad result:

The ship capsized, with disastrous consequences.
If you make him angry, you'll have to suffer the consequences.

More examples

of little/no consequence formal

not important:

The money was of little consequence to Tony.

(Definition of “consequence” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)