acquiescent


ac·qui·es·cent

adjective \-ˈe-sənt\

: tending to accept or allow what other people want or demand

Full Definition of ACQUIESCENT

:  inclined to acquiesce
ac·qui·es·cent·ly adverb

Examples of ACQUIESCENT

  1. The acquiescent girl became a strong assertive woman.
  2. <was not as acquiescent about sharing her room as her parents seemed to think she should be>

Origin of ACQUIESCENT

Latin acquiescent-, acquiescens, present participle of acquiescere
First Known Use: 1753

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