Character 11
Hyphenation ac qui es cent
Pronunciations /æˈkwi.ɛsn̩t/

Definitions and meanings of "Acquiescent"

What do we mean by acquiescent?

Disposed or willing to acquiesce. adjective

Disposed to acquiesce or yield; submissive; easy; unresisting.

Resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit; assentive. adjective

Willing to acquiesce, accept or agree to something without objection, protest or resistance adjective

Resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit; assentive; as, an acquiescent policy. adjective

Willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest adjective

Willing to acquiesce, accept or agree to something without objection, protest or resistance

Resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit

A rather sesquipedalian or cocky way of calling someone a tool. The said acquiescent tends to be caught off-guard upon hearing they have been called an acquiescent, and thus, become even more so when they do not understand the meaning of the word in immediacy. Urban Dictionary

A slang word used by Youtuber and Big Brother winner Dan Gheesling and his circle of Youtuber friends. It is used as a synonym for any verb, adjective, or noun that involves either giving or taking something. Urban Dictionary

To accept cautiously, with no argument. It’s also an Oasis song. It’s pretty good. Urban Dictionary

To accept;to give in without abjection Urban Dictionary

To rest satisfied, or apparently satisfied, or to rest without opposition and discontent (usually implying previous opposition or discontent); to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object. Urban Dictionary

To enjoy a half-piece of chicken without wondering why or making the host feel weird. Urban Dictionary

Person once dominant with strength and character and now is beaten down to the point of a runny nose he must now comply to survive Urban Dictionary

The term to describe two people that have sex regularly but are not in a loving relationship and not even friends. Simply just go to each other for the act of sex. Urban Dictionary

(v.)(past tense) To agree reluctantly without protesting Urban Dictionary

To acquire or to finesse Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Acquiescent

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The word "acquiescent" in example sentences

She frowned, exactly as the Lady whom Stile knew would have, then flung her golden hair back in a kind of acquiescent defiance. ❋ Anthony, Piers (1981)

Our information overload society is at risk for the kind of acquiescent attitude. ❋ Jeff Jahn (2010)

Why is the Obama administration seemingly so acquiescent? ❋ Richard Miniter (2011)

An ironclad ruling coalition, an opposition which can barely keep its chairs warm, a White House useful when acquiescent and useful when carping. ❋ Bradley Burston (2012)

The man let himself fall into a fit of rage; quiet and acquiescent, the woman endured everything. ❋ Ian Brunskill (2011)

In other words the reactionary white, rube, uneducated, crazy American far right, combined with the educated but obtuse neoconservative warmongers, religious right shills for big business, libertarian Fed Reserve-hating gold bugs, gun-loving crazies, child-molesting acquiescent "bishops" frontier loons and evangelical gay-hating flakes found one thing to briefly unite them: their desire to stop an uppity black man from succeeding at all costs. ❋ Frank Schaeffer (2010)

That being said, many of us who voted for President Obama disapprove of the way he's handling things because we feel he's far to acquiescent to the opposition. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Humbly acquiescent, he pulled Bob back, and the gate swung shut between them. ❋ Unknown (2010)

They sat dumbly acquiescent, with the exception of Dr. Hammerfield, who said: ❋ Unknown (2010)

A gold watch or expensive handbag not only show appreciation to a helpful official or acquiescent mistress; they are also tradable assets and less traceable than cash. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Tom had been laughingly acquiescent, but his younger brother was ill at ease, too conscious of the many eyes of his townspeople. ❋ Unknown (2010)

And here BBC support, going on acquiescent silence, must feature. ❋ Unknown (2011)

It is not just thugs who like blasphemy laws, but acquiescent, feeble-minded, compliants ❋ Unknown (2011)

Never divining Joan's fluttering wildness, her blind hatred of restraint and compulsion, her abhorrence of mastery by another, and mistaking the warmth and enthusiasm in her eyes (aroused by his latest tale) for something tender and acquiescent, he drew her to him, laid a forcible detaining arm about her waist, and misapprehended her frantic revolt for an exhibition of maidenly reluctance. ❋ Unknown (2010)

This despite the presence last week of Broadway diva Patti LuPone in the singing role of Anna 1, a no-nonsense, matronly gal, and dancer Wendy Whelan, in her 20th anniversary year with NYCB, as dancing Anna 2, the acquiescent sibling or split personality accompanying her sister as they travel the U.S. making money to send to their stern family for a new house. ❋ Robert Greskovic (2011)

Our view is that this time around Bainimarama is aware that the mood of the people in this country will not be as acquiescent in comparison to 6/12. ❋ Unknown (2009)

They found a very acquiescent individual, John Yoo, who wrote a memo, which if you read that memo, this is not an honest assessment of the law. ❋ Democracy Now! (2011)

The girl at the register tells me the combo meal is eight ninety-nine and I nod, acquiescent. ❋ Frankie Sachs (2011)

He thereby inadvertently is giving the likes of the American Petroleum Institute and their allies in the oil game the cover they need to lull us into being acquiescent marks whose pockets are being fleeced. ❋ Raymond J. Learsy (2011)

[Foolish] acquiescent--believing [American Idol] produces real, [original] singers. ❋ TheBat (2009)

"Hey man can you [acquiesce] me [that water] bottle?" "I'll acquiesce you the details later." "So my son just [acquiesced] me the funniest question..." ❋ UsernameAlias (2017)

[Camber] [acquiesced] in the final [decision]. ❋ C0mplexher0 (2020)

Did she acquiesce when you [told] her to [get the] [books]?? ❋ Heather Sherrod (2006)

[Tiger Woods] was forced to acquiesce to his wife's demands after screwing every babe in a town with a golf course or else have her take him for all he was worth. or Boss: I have decided to remove all [cubical] walls in order to improve communication between co-workers Employee: I'll acquiesce to your judgment oh [great one]... ❋ RGibson (2010)

[Carrianne] (thinking, while eating a piece of chicken that had clearly been [cut in] half by her host): Hmm... That's a new one, but I will acquiesce to this and enjoy what [little chicken] I did receive. Mmm. It's good! ❋ UostwiS R. DewoH (2009)

The once proud leader for life before the [coup] is now [reduced] to be emunctorily acquiescent or have his loved ones [liquidated] ❋ Son Of Carlo (2009)

"hey wanna come over tonight" "sorry man i can't i meeting up with my fuck acquiescence, [becky], to have sex." "But [you don't even know] her" "Thats [the good part]" ❋ Coutyyyy (2012)

I [acquiesced] to her [ludacris] [idea]. ❋ I Don't Exist... (2018)

[John]: Hey, [let] me acquiesce a [dollar] ❋ Hadsmall (2018)

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