assentation

noun

as·​sen·​ta·​tion ˌa-sᵊn-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce assentation (audio)
ˌa-ˌsen-
: ready assent especially when insincere or obsequious

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of assentation was in the 15th century

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“Assentation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assentation. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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