Definition of Acquiescence

1. Noun. Acceptance without protest.

Generic synonyms: Acceptance
Derivative terms: Acquiesce



2. Noun. Agreement with a statement or proposal to do something. "A murmur of acquiescence from the assembly"
Exact synonyms: Assent
Generic synonyms: Agreement
Specialized synonyms: Acceptance, Conceding, Concession, Yielding
Derivative terms: Acquiesce, Acquiescent, Assent

Definition of Acquiescence

1. n. A silent or passive assent or submission, or a submission with apparent content; -- distinguished from avowed consent on the one hand, and on the other, from opposition or open discontent; quiet satisfaction.

Definition of Acquiescence

1. Noun. A silent or passive assent or submission, or a submission with apparent content; - distinguished from avowed consent on the one hand, and on the other, from opposition or open discontent; quiet satisfaction. ¹

2. Noun. (legal) Submission to an injury by the party injured, or tacit concurrence in the action of another. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acquiescence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acquiescence

acquaintanceships
acquaintant
acquaintants
acquaintaunce
acquaintaunces
acquainted
acquainted(p)
acquainted with(p)
acquaintedness
acquainting
acquaints
acquest
acquests
acquiesce
acquiesced
acquiescence (current term)
acquiescences
acquiescencies
acquiescency
acquiescent
acquiescently
acquiesces
acquiescing
acquiescingly
acquiesence
acquiesences
acquiet
acquieted
acquieting
acquiets

Literary usage of Acquiescence

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"acquiescence, with knowledge of the use by the public, ... "Long use and long acquiescence in such use by the owner of land are ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall, Herschel Bouton Lazell (1905)
"According to the better opinion, long acquiescence by the public in conditions may ... Thus, it was held in an English case, that an acquiescence for fifty ..."

3. The Principles of International Law by Thomas Joseph Lawrence (1910)
"§237 We must now direct our attention towards Duties of acquiescence. Neutral states are bound to endure quietly a good many proceedings on the part of ..."

4. A Treatise on Equity Jurisprudence: As Administered in the United States of by John Norton Pomeroy (1905)
"Estoppel, Laches, acquiescence.—The general equitable rules as to estoppel, laches and acquiescence also apply in the subject of this chapter. ..."

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