Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Hasty, typically servile agreement with another's opinions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Insincere or obsequious assent; hypocritical or pretended concurrence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Insincere, flattering, or obsequious assent; hypocritical or pretended concurrence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of assenting; especially, obsequious assent to the opinion of another; flattery; adulation.

Etymologies

Latin assentatio. See assent. (Wiktionary)

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