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Definition of the adjective acquiescent
What does acquiescent mean as an attribute of a noun?
- willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest
Alternative definition of the adjective acquiescent
- willing to acquiesce, accept or agree to something without objection, protest or resistance
- resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit; assentive; as, an acquiescent policy.
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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 ...
by Merriam-Webster, Inc
by Nicky Ali Jackson
The term acquiescent suicide sometimes has been used to refer to acts of suicide, with or ...
The Dimwit's Dictionary (2002)
5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske
accepting; accommodating; acquiescent; complacent; complaisant; compliant; cowed; deferential; docile; dutiful; easy; forbearing; gentle; humble; long-suffering; meek; mild; obedient; ...
Flip 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, ...
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.
A New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)
by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)
ACQUIESCENT—ACRANTHUS. Acotyle DoNEAE, a-ko-te-le-do'ne-e, - out, and koAcotyle Dons, a-ko-te-le'duns, tyledon, a seed-lobe, ...
A New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature, and Art by John Craig (1858)
ACQUIESCENT—ACRANTHUS. Acorrnenonn/t, a-ko-te-le-do'ne-a, s. (a, withAco-rrnsnonsm, a-ko-te-le-do'ne-e, . out, and koAcorrnsnons, a-ko-te-le'duns, tyledon, s seed-lobe, Gr.) The second grand ...
Agreeing; accordant; agreeable; consistent; consenting; mutually acquiescent. A good law and consentaneous to reason. Howell, Letters, iv. 7. The tendency of Europe in our own day . . . has been singularly consentaneous in the return not ...
The 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.] 1. The act of acquiescing or giving ...
The 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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