consentaneous

[ kon-sen-tey-nee-uhs ]

adjective
  1. agreeing; accordant.

  2. done by common consent; unanimous.

Origin of consentaneous

1
1615–25; <Latin consentāneus, equivalent to consent- (stem of consentīre to consent) + -āneus (-ān(us) -an + -eus-eous)

Other words from consentaneous

  • con·sen·ta·ne·ous·ly, adverb
  • con·sen·ta·ne·i·ty [kuhn-sen-tuh-nee-i-tee], /kənˌsɛn təˈni ɪ ti/, con·sen·ta·ne·ous·ness, noun
  • un·con·sen·ta·ne·ous, adjective
  • un·con·sen·ta·ne·ous·ly, adverb
  • un·con·sen·ta·ne·ous·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for consentaneous

consentaneous

/ (ˌkɒnsɛnˈteɪnɪəs) /


adjectiverare
  1. (foll by to) accordant or consistent (with)

  2. done by general consent

Origin of consentaneous

1
C17: from Latin consentāneus, from consentīre to consent

Derived forms of consentaneous

  • consentaneously, adverb
  • consentaneity (kənˌsɛntəˈniːɪtɪ) or consentaneousness, noun

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