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 … 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 … I want something sequacious now & robust” ( Virginia Woolf )
Origin of sequaciousFrom Latin sequāx sequāc- pursuing from sequī to follow ; see sekw-1 in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more sequacious, superlative most sequacious)
Latin sequax, sequacis, from suquit (“to follow").