disposed to acquiesce or consent tacitly.
- ac·qui·es·cent·ly, adverb
- half-ac·qui·es·cent, adjective
- half-ac·qui·es·cent·ly, adverb
- non·ac·qui·es·cent, adjective
- non·ac·qui·es·cent·ly, adverb
- un·ac·qui·es·cent, adjective
- un·ac·qui·es·cent·ly, adverb
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How to use acquiescent in a sentence
This raises the possibility that it could step in if the administration proves too acquiescent.
I wandered around aimlessly for a while, then gave the goose to an acquiescent hippy on a barge.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl | Anthony Haden-Guest | September 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He grew listless and indifferent, acquiescent in these steep efforts that the next moment must throw away.Murder in Any Degree | Owen Johnson
Sleeping or waking, resisting or acquiescent, Pierre's head was in serious danger, if it threatened lise.Blue Goose | Frank Lewis Nason
When that happened which was appointed to happen, it must find him not only acquiescent but serene and undisturbed.The History of Sir Richard Calmady | Lucas Malet