- agreeing; accordant.
- done by common consent; unanimous.
Origin of consentaneous
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Examples from the Web for consentaneous
The consentaneous adoption of principles of maritime neutrality.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)
Thomas Hart Benton
Empedocles, that which is consentaneous to the passages of the eye.Essays and Miscellanies
Your nomination in July will follow as a spontaneous and consentaneous act unless you prevent it.Letters and Literary Memorials of Samuel J. Tilden, v. 2
Samuel J. Tilden
I have no doubt that this is the fact; the measure is too consentaneous with his system of policy, not to be approbated by him.
The wonder is that there should ever be in a reforming party enough of consentaneous action to carry any reform.The Duke's Children
- (foll by to) accordant or consistent (with)
- done by general consent
C17: from Latin consentāneus, from consentīre to consent
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