- willing to acquiesce, accept or agree to something without objection, protest or resistance
- 1952, Norman Lewis, Golden Earth:
- This view is reflected in the novelist's stock portrait of the white-man-in-exile's dusky mistress; an acquiescent shadow, who comes to life only if thrown aside, when, sinister and vindictive, she is ready with the wasting poison.
- resting satisfied or submissive; disposed tacitly to submit
- an acquiescent policy
- (conceding to a sin or crime): complicit
willing to acquiesce
resting satisfied or submissive