Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Acquiescent'
Acquiescent Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
adj : willing to carry out the orders or wishes of another without
protest; "too acquiescent to challenge authority"; "a
gentle and biddable soul"; "children compliant with the
parental will" [syn: biddable, compliant]
- Acquiescent \Ac`qui*es"cent\, a. [L. acquiescens, -centis; p.
Resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit;
assentive; as, an acquiescent policy.
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- In Egypt's political vacuum, el-Sissi looms large
CAIRO (AP) — Former military chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, if he wins Egypt's presidency as is widely expected, will have an overwhelming presence over a shattered political scene. Egypt's once dominant political force, the Muslim Brotherhood, is crushed under a relentless crackdown. Non-Islamist parties are weak and largely acquiescent to his power. Read more on this news related to 'Acquiescent'