easily influenced or led; servile; compliant
Origin of sequaciousClassical Latin sequax ; from sequi, to follow (see sequent) + -ous
- Highly impressionable or unquestioning, especially in following a leader or embracing an idea: “False philosophers &ellipsis; have beclouded educated but sequacious minds” (John Gardner).
- Coherent or flowing smoothly from one part to the next: “I make these notes, but am tired of notes &ellipsis; I want something sequacious now & robust” (Virginia Woolf).
Origin of sequaciousFrom Latin sequax, sequac-, pursuing, from sequ&imacron;, to follow; see sekw-1 in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more sequacious, superlative most sequacious)
Latin sequax, sequacis, from suquit (“to follow").