Synonyms for acquiescence

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-wee-es-uh ns
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæk wiˈɛs əns

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Définition of acquiescence

Origin :
  • 1630s, "act of acquiescing," from French acquiescence, noun of action from acquiescer (see acquiesce). Meaning "silent consent" is recorded from 1640s.
  • noun reluctant agreement
Example sentences :
  • Peter read it very deliberately, then he nodded in acquiescence.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • And has he not promised temper and acquiescence, on the supposition of a change in my mind?
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Then she drew a long breath, and bowed her head on her hands in an acquiescence that was like prayer.
  • Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
  • Her feelings might have been assuaged by a clean hearth and some acquiescence in her own mood.
  • Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
  • Then she smiled graciously and nodded her head in token of acquiescence.
  • Extract from : « A Hero of Our Time » by M. Y. Lermontov
  • The marquis still maintained a silence which was interpreted as acquiescence.
  • Extract from : « The Fortune of the Rougons » by Emile Zola
  • Hatteras resumed his place with a sign of acquiescence, and folded his arms.
  • Extract from : « The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras » by Jules Verne
  • Sir Crispin was no longer puzzled by the readiness of her acquiescence.
  • Extract from : « The Tavern Knight » by Rafael Sabatini
  • There was something eerie about it––the old judge was dazed by their acquiescence.
  • Extract from : « Hidden Water » by Dane Coolidge
  • The old minister bowed an acquiescence, with his hand on his heart.
  • Extract from : « Luttrell Of Arran » by Charles James Lever

Antonyms for acquiescence

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