Acquiescent in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Acquiescent

willing to acquiesce, accept or agree to something without objection, protest or resistance | resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit

Short Example Sentences for Acquiescent

  • 1. I shall never be the same acquiescent being. 🔊
  • 2. She had the laborer's tired muscles and acquiescent nerves. 🔊
  • 3. Settlers, gloomily acquiescent in an unjust fate, brightened at his heralding. 🔊

How to use Acquiescent in Sentences?

  • 1. Jackson complied with an affectation of acquiescent gayety ludicrous to behold. 🔊
  • 2. Mr. Straus saw in this acquiescent mood a chance to appeal directly to President Wilson. 🔊
  • 3. In this election the opponents of his father's policy were acquiescent rather than content. 🔊
  • 4. Doubtless some of the acquiescent wights entertained a vague wonder how the army contrived to fare onward bereft of his advice. 🔊
  • 5. Do they instinctively demand a higher code of honour from their kind while meekly acquiescent to the conventional license for men? 🔊
  • 6. A mere acquiescent waiting for Fate to come and lead them into paradise is contrary to their spirit. 🔊
  • 7. Neb was acquiescent and the boatswain and his charge were soon discussing a hearty meal with molasses, vinegar and water for a beverage instead of coffee. 🔊
  • 8. That air of his had pleased her once: it gave her a curious little thrill of acquiescent loyalty; but now it simply hurt, and the instinct of resentment rose in her. 🔊