meaning of acquiescent

acquiescent meaning in General Dictionary

Resting satisfied or submissive disposed tacitly to publish assentive as an acquiescent policy

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  • ready to complete the requests or desires of some other without protest
  • Resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to publish; assentive; since, an acquiescent plan.

acquiescent meaning in Urban Dictionary

a fairly sesquipedalian or cocky means of phoning some one a tool. The said acquiescent is commonly caught off-guard upon hearing they've been known as an acquiescent, and thus, be more so when they cannot comprehend the meaning of the phrase in immediacy.


acquiescent meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1690s (implied in acquiescently), from Latin acquiescentem (nominative acquiescens), current participle of acquiescere (see acquiesce).


acquiescent meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Resting pleased or submissive; disposed tacitly to publish; assentive; as, an acquiescent policy.


Sentence Examples with the word acquiescent

Racial antipathies were unimportant, and all parties were at least passively acquiescent when Louisiana became a part of the United States.

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