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[ kon-sen-tey-nee-uh s ]
/ ˌkɒn sɛnˈteɪ ni əs /


agreeing; accordant.
done by common consent; unanimous.

Nearby words

consensus sequence, consent, consent decree, consent judgment, consent of the governed, consentaneous, consentience, consentient, consenting, consenting adult, consentual

Origin of consentaneous

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


/ (ˌkɒnsɛnˈteɪnɪəs) /

adjective rare

(foll by to) accordant or consistent (with)
done by general consent
Derived Formsconsentaneously, adverbconsentaneity (kənˌsɛntəˈniːɪtɪ) or consentaneousness, noun

Word Origin for consentaneous

C17: from Latin consentāneus, from consentīre to consent
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