Definition of Acquiescent

1. Adjective. Willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest. "Too acquiescent to challenge authority"

Exact synonyms: Biddable
Similar to: Obedient
Derivative terms: Acquiesce, Acquiescence, Bid, Bid



Definition of Acquiescent

1. a. Resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit; assentive; as, an acquiescent policy.

Definition of Acquiescent

1. Adjective. willing to acquiesce, accept or agree to something without objection, protest or resistance ¹

2. Adjective. resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit; assentive; as, an acquiescent policy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acquiescent

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acquiescent

acquaintaunces
acquainted
acquainted(p)
acquainted with(p)
acquaintedness
acquainting
acquaints
acquest
acquests
acquiesce
acquiesced
acquiescence
acquiescences
acquiescencies
acquiescency
acquiescent (current term)
acquiescently
acquiesces
acquiescing
acquiescingly
acquiesence
acquiesences
acquiet
acquieted
acquieting
acquiets
acquight
acquights
acquir'd
acquirability

Literary usage of Acquiescent

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1. Memoirs of Doctor Burney by Fanny Burney (1832)
"Here, at once, ere, in fact, it was begun, this business ended : Dr. Burney was acquiescent: and Mrs. Crewe was far too high-bred a character to prosecute ..."

2. Consumer Survey Information in a Reforming Health Care System edited by James R. Knickman, Clifton R. Gaus (1999)
"acquiescent response set. The opportunity to control for acquiescent response set, ... acquiescent responding, the tendency to agree with attitudinal ..."

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