- disposed to acquiesce or consent tacitly.
Origin of acquiescent
Related Wordsresigned, submissive, yielding, acquiescing, assentive, nonresistant, agreeable, biddable, game, obedient, ready, consenting
Examples from the Web for 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
September 22, 2014
An acquiescent fool for a son-in-law, a kind of gentlemanly valet!The Man Who Wins
Andy shrugged his shoulders, and gave an acquiescent whistle.Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Her state of mind was strangely quiescent and acquiescent in all that was done to her or for her.One Snowy Night
Emily Sarah Holt
But this acquiescent murmur made him long to smooth it down.Beyond
Skinner, the acquiescent one, putting his foot down like that!Skinner's Dress Suit
Henry Irving Dodge
Word Origin and History for acquiescent
1690s (implied in acquiescently), from Latin acquiescentem (nominative acquiescens), present participle of acquiescere (see acquiesce).