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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 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 previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms (1984)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Acquiescent ...

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 (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; ...

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 previewA 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, ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

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 ...

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.] 1. The act of acquiescing or giving ...

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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