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Oxford dictionary definition of the word consequence:
1a result or effect, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant:
abrupt withdrawal of drug treatment can have serious consequences
many have been laid off from work as a consequence of government policies
2 [mass noun, usually with negative] importance or relevance:
the past is of no consequence
dated social distinction:
a woman of consequence
3 (consequences) [treated as singular] a game in which a narrative is made up by the players in turn, each ignorant of what has already been contributed.
as a result:
he died in consequence of injuries sustained
take (or bear) the consequences
accept responsibility for the negative results or effects of one’s choice or action:
you acted on your own initiative, and you will take the consequences
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin consequentia, from consequent- ‘following closely’, from the verb consequi