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assentation

[ as-en-tey-shuhn ]
/ ˌæs ɛnˈteɪ ʃən /
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noun
the practice of assenting readily, especially obsequiously.
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Origin of assentation

First recorded in 1475–85, assentation is from the Latin word assentātiōn- (stem of assentātiō). See assent, -ation
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British Dictionary definitions for assentation

assentation
/ (ˌæsɛnˈteɪʃən) /

noun
servile or hypocritical agreement
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