Q: consequential とはどういう意味ですか?
A: "consequential" means there are effects of doing something. Ex, moving to a new place is consequential because you would have to meet new people. it is often used when talking about something with negative effects.


Q: consequential と consequent はどう違いますか?
A: Something is consequent if it follows as a result of something else.
The fight and the consequent injuries
Their relationship and consequent family

Something or someone is consequential if it is important and/or has significant consequences
The Treaty of Maastricht was consequential because it changed the EU from a trade area into a political union.
Getting married is a consequential action.
His bankruptcy was consequential because it meant he could not get a new loan.
Any American president is a consequential figure, including the current one.

Some people use these words interchangeably and dictionaries generally allow some synonymous meanings.
Q: consequential と consequent はどう違いますか?
A: "Consequent" can be used as both an adjective and noun. A more precise use of consequent would be "follows" or "accompanies". "Consequent" is more commonly used in moderation English compared to "consequential".

"The new law and its consequent problems will make immigration more challenging."

"Consequential" can only be used as an adjective. Consequential is generally used as "important" or "significant".

"The new immigration law has been the only piece of consequential legislation so far this year."