Passive assent or agreement without protest.
The act of acquiescing; agreement or consent without protest.
Webster's New World
The state of being acquiescent.
Tacit or passive conduct that implies agreement or consent. For example, if one makes a statement and another is silent when an objection should be forthcoming, the second person’s acquiescence to the statement may be inferred.
Webster's New World Law
A silent or passive assent or submission, or a submission with apparent content; - distinguished from avowed consent on the one hand, and on the other, from opposition or open discontent; quiet satisfaction.
Other Word Forms of Acquiescence
Origin of Acquiescence
From French acquiescence.
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