[kon-sen-tey-nee-uh s]


agreeing; accordant.
done by common consent; unanimous.

Origin of consentaneous

1615–25; < Latin consentāneus, equivalent to consent- (stem of consentīre to consent) + -āneus (-ān(us) -an + -eus -eous)
Related formscon·sen·ta·ne·ous·ly, adverbcon·sen·ta·ne·i·ty [kuh n-sen-tuh-nee-i-tee] /kənˌsɛn təˈni ɪ ti/, con·sen·ta·ne·ous·ness, nounun·con·sen·ta·ne·ous, adjectiveun·con·sen·ta·ne·ous·ly, adverbun·con·sen·ta·ne·ous·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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