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Meaning of ACQUIESCENT

Pronunciation:  `akwee'esunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest; "too acquiescent to challenge authority"; "a gentle and biddable soul"; "children compliant with the parental will"
 

ACQUIESCENT is a 11 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: biddable, compliant, obedient
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac`qui*es"cent\, a. [L. acquiescens, -centis; p.
pr.]
Resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit;
assentive; as, an acquiescent policy.

 
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