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Definition of the adjective acquiescent

What does acquiescent mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest
    • example: too acquiescent to challenge authority
    • synonym of acquiescent: biddable
    • similar: obedient

Alternative definition of the adjective acquiescent

adjective

  1. willing to acquiesce, accept or agree to something without objection, protest or resistance
  2. resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit; assentive; as, an acquiescent policy.

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Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

A Dictionary of Discriminated Synonyms with Antonyms and Analogous and Contrasted Words by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Acquiescent ...

Google previewDictionary of Statistics & Methodology (2011)

A Nontechnical Guide for the Social Sciences by W. Paul Vogt, R. Burke Johnson

Acquiescent Response Style The tendency of some subjects, quite apart from what they actually believe, to be agreeable and say yes to all statements in an interview or on a questionnaire. Also called acquiescence bias. Compare *social ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Domestic Violence (2007)

by Nicky Ali Jackson

The term acquiescent suicide sometimes has been used to refer to acts of suicide, with or ...

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2006)

More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Joseph Epstein

accepting; accommodating; acquiescent; complacent; complaisant; compliant; cowed; deferential; docile; dutiful; easy; forbearing; gentle; humble; long-suffering; meek; mild; obedient; passive; patient; ...

Google previewThe SAGE Dictionary of Statistics & Methodology (2015)

A Nontechnical Guide for the Social Sciences by W. Paul Vogt, R. Burke Johnson

Acquiescent Response Style The tendency of some research participants, quite apart from ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

compliance, humbleness, meekness, obedience, prostration, resignation, servility, surrender, yielding submission to wishes, opinions of another: deference submissive: accommodating, acquiescent, amenable, compliant, complying, dutiful, ...

Google previewThe Globe dictionary of the English language (1873)

by English language

Acquiescent, (ak-kwC-es'ent) «. Submitting; disposed to submit. [acquired. Acquirable, (ak-kwlr'a-bl) a. Capable of being Acquire, (ak-kwlr/) v.t. [L. acquirert,] To gain, usually by one's own labour or exertions. Acquirement, (ak-kwn nmit) n.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

as if "acquiesocntia, < acquicscen(t- s, acquiescent: see acquiesccnt.] 1. The act of acquiescing...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

as if " acquiescentia, Q acquiescen(t-)s, acquiescent: see acquiescent.]...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

as if "acquiescentia, < acquiescen(-)s, acquiescent: see acquiescent.] 1. The act of acquiescing or giving tacit assent; a silent submission, or submission with apparent consent. It is distinguished from ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3Q10U1I1E1S1C3E1N1T1

The value of this 11-letter word is 24 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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