- disposed to acquiesce or consent tacitly.
Origin of acquiescent
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Examples from the Web for acquiescently
This it is the highest wisdom of men to acquiescently confess.Abraham Lincoln's Cardinal Traits;
Clark S. Beardslee
"Heap better," said Flor acquiescently, and beginning to hold a whistling colloquy with the hidden voice.
I said something about a private family—'Or a private family,' added the lady, acquiescently.An American Girl in London
Sara Jeannette Duncan
"It is written: 'Cho Sing collected feathers to make a garment for his canary when it began to moult,'" replied Lin acquiescently.Kai Lung's Golden Hours
Word Origin and History for acquiescently
1690s (implied in acquiescently), from Latin acquiescentem (nominative acquiescens), present participle of acquiescere (see acquiesce).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper