Synonyms for acquiescent

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ak-wee-es-uh nt
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæk wiˈɛs ənt

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Définition of acquiescent

Origin :
  • 1690s (implied in acquiescently), from Latin acquiescentem (nominative acquiescens), present participle of acquiescere (see acquiesce).
  • adj passive
  • adj willing
Example sentences :
  • An acquiescent fool for a son-in-law, a kind of gentlemanly valet!
  • Extract from : « The Man Who Wins » by Robert Herrick
  • Andy shrugged his shoulders, and gave an acquiescent whistle.
  • Extract from : « Uncle Tom's Cabin » by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Her state of mind was strangely quiescent and acquiescent in all that was done to her or for her.
  • Extract from : « One Snowy Night » by Emily Sarah Holt
  • But this acquiescent murmur made him long to smooth it down.
  • Extract from : « Beyond » by John Galsworthy
  • Skinner, the acquiescent one, putting his foot down like that!
  • Extract from : « Skinner's Dress Suit » by Henry Irving Dodge
  • He hurls at you this book of his own deeds that it may smite you into acquiescent admiration.
  • Extract from : « Figures of Several Centuries » by Arthur Symons
  • He had intended that the smile should be acquiescent, but it had been as cold as steel.
  • Extract from : « The Prime Minister » by Anthony Trollope
  • He was full of the new possibilities, and his wife was acquiescent.
  • Extract from : « The Rainbow » by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • It was his custom to laugh a great deal, in his acquiescent, wilful manner.
  • Extract from : « The Rainbow » by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  • Acquiescent token on the part of the new dignitary, Squire Pole.
  • Extract from : « Sandra Belloni, Complete » by George Meredith

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