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inconsequential (adj) unimportant.
A thing that is inconsequential is a thing that is unimportant. Inconsequential chat is useless talk about unimportant matters. What an American feels about the elections in India is inconsequential to the happenings in India. When you are prepared to spend $5000 on something, a few more dollars in inconsequential, that is, it is unimportant. It is inconsequential whether you like a movie or not when a large number of movie goers have appreciated it. That is, your opinion does not matter much when a large number of others have expressed themselves in favor of it.
- His speech was mostly about points which are inconsequential to the sound functioning of a democracy. Very few points he made were applicable to democracy.
- They went to court over a very inconsequential matter. By the time the court settled it both of them had spent three times the worth of the disputed property.