Definition of acquiescence
1 : passive acceptance or submission : the act of acquiescing or the state of being acquiescent I was surprised by his acquiescence to their demands.
2 : an instance of acquiescing
Examples of acquiescence in a sentence
good manners demanded our cheerful acquiescence to our host's plans for dinner
Origin and Etymology of acquiescence
First Known Use: 1615
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Definition of acquiescence for Students
: the act of agreeing, accepting, or giving consent
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