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Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being consecutive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being consecutive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or state of being consecutive, or of following in regular order.

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Examples

  • Memory provides the soul with a kind of consecutiveness, which resembles [imite] reason, but which is to be distinguished from it.

    The Monadology

  • And the third — as in this sentence — is the kind of usage we discussed last time, where a conjunction gives a false sense of chatty consecutiveness between the first sentence and the second.

    Author! Author! » 2010 » June

  • Like so many aspiring novelists, our Noël favors an anecdotal-style narrative voice, one that echoes the consecutiveness of everyday speech.

    Author! Author! » 2010 » June

  • And the third — as in this sentence — is the kind of usage we discussed yesterday, where a conjunction gives a false sense of chatty consecutiveness between the first sentence and the second.

    Author! Author! » 2010 » June

  • As anyone who has ever been trapped in a conversation with a non-stop talker can tell you, beginning sentences with conjunctions gives an impression of consecutiveness of logic or storyline.

    Author! Author! » 2010 » June

  • As anyone who has ever been trapped in a conversation with a non-stop talker can tell you, beginning sentences in this way gives an impression of consecutiveness of logic or storyline.

    Author! Author! » 2009 » March

  • And the third — as in this sentence — is the kind of usage I discussed yesterday, where a conjunction gives a false sense of chatty consecutiveness between the first sentence and the second.

    Author! Author! » Blog Archive » Structural redundancy, part IV: the percussive use of and — and a favor

  • We need to make our own path individually, and most, especially, in social terms – being with others to create a sense of mutual accountability and consecutiveness.

    Progressive Values Stories: Norman Solomon on We're All in it Together

  • And, as anyone who has ever been trapped in a conversation with a non-stop talker can tell you, beginning sentences in this way gives an impression of consecutiveness of logic or storyline.

    Author! Author! » Blog Archive » And, but, then

  • William Dean Howells expressed it best: Clemens was not enslaved to the consecutiveness in writing which the rest of us try to keep chained to.

    Mark Twain

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