What does the word acquiescence mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Acquiescent.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Passive consent.

Usage examples for acquiescence

  1. " Yes," said Tom vaguely, not being at all particular as to what was the nature of the remark he had given acquiescence to. – Dorothy Dale at Glenwood School by Margaret Penrose
  2. That it was done, that Willoughby had put on an air of glad acquiescence, and that her father assumed the existence of a lovers' quarrel, was wonderful to her at first sight, simple the succeeding minute. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. Feversham bowed his head in acquiescence. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
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