Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

Passive consent.

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Usage examples "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", 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", George Meredith.
  3. Feversham bowed his head in acquiescence. - "The Four Feathers", A. E. W. Mason.