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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-wee-es-uh nt]
    • /ˌæk wiˈɛs ənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ak-wee-es-uh nt]
    • /ˌæk wiˈɛs ənt/

Definitions of acquiescently word

  • adjective acquiescently disposed to acquiesce or consent tacitly. 1
  • noun acquiescently In an acquiescent manner. 1

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Origin of acquiescently

First appearance:

before 1745
One of the 47% newest English words
First recorded in 1745-55, acquiescent is from the Latin word acquiēscent- (stem of acquiēscēns, present participle of acquiēscere). See acquiesce, -ent

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Parts of speech for Acquiescently


acquiescently popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 66% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for acquiescently

adv acquiescently

  • willingly — disposed or consenting; inclined: willing to go along.
  • warmly — having or giving out a moderate degree of heat, as perceived by the senses: a warm bath.
  • cordially — courteous and gracious; friendly; warm: a cordial reception.
  • freely — in a free manner.
  • heartily — in a hearty manner; cordially: He was greeted heartily.

adverb acquiescently

  • compliantly — complying; obeying, obliging, or yielding, especially in a submissive way: a man with a compliant nature.
  • agreeably — to one's liking; pleasing: agreeable manners; an agreeable sensation.
  • non-yielding — inclined to give in; submissive; compliant: a timid, yielding man.
  • submissively — inclined or ready to submit or yield to the authority of another; unresistingly or humbly obedient: submissive servants.
  • happily — in a happy manner; with pleasure.

Antonyms for acquiescently

adv acquiescently

  • unwillingly — not willing; reluctant; loath; averse: an unwilling partner in the crime.
  • sadly — affected by unhappiness or grief; sorrowful or mournful: to feel sad because a close friend has moved away.
  • unhappily — sad; miserable; wretched: Why is she so unhappy?

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