Thesaurus

acquiescence

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of acquiescence

a readiness or willingness to yield to the wishes of others
  • good manners demanded our cheerful acquiescence to our host's plans for dinner

Synonyms for acquiescence

Words Related to acquiescence

Near Antonyms for acquiescence

Antonyms for acquiescence

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About acquiescence

Time Traveler for acquiescence

Time Traveler

The first known use of acquiescence was in 1615

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near acquiescence

acquiesced (to)

acquiescence

acquiescent

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Acquiescence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/acquiescence. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on acquiescence

Nglish: Translation of acquiescence for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of acquiescence for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about acquiescence

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!