acquiescence

Definitions:

  • Passive assent or agreement without protest.
  • The state of being acquiescent.
  • The act of acquiescing or giving tacit assent; a silent submission, or submission with apparent consent.
  • In <em>law</em>, such neglect to take legal proceedings in opposition to a matter as implies consent thereto.
  • Originally, but now rarely, contentment; satisfaction. In the ethics of Spinoza, acquiescence in one's very self is an ignoble self-satisfaction; but acquiescence of the soul in the knowledge of God is the highest result of virtue.
  • 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.
  • None
  • Submission to an injury by the party injured.
  • Tacit concurrence in the action of another.
  • A silent or passive <xref>assent</xref> or <xref>submission</xref>, 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.
  • Submission to an <xref>injury</xref> by the party injured, or <xref>tacit</xref> <xref>concurrence</xref> in the action of another.
  • acceptance without protest
  • agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
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