assentation

noun
as·​sen·​ta·​tion | \ ˌa-sᵊn-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce assentation (audio) , ˌa-ˌsen- \

Definition of assentation

: ready assent especially when insincere or obsequious

First Known Use of assentation

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Assentation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/assentation. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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