Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consonant; congruent; agreeing: as, consentient testimony.
- Endowed with consentience; of the nature of consentience: as,consentient animals; consentient activities.
- n. One of two or more agreeing and mutually consenting minds.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Agreeing in mind; accordant.
- adj. in complete agreement
“We are going to submit to the consideration of the Cuban people and consentient declaration containing the points of view of the Cuban people.”
“If he were to find their character to be invariable, and peculiar to each of the boards put before him, he would learn that before he trusts his subject to the canvass, he should question himself as to the sentiment he intends it to express, and what combination of colours would be consentient or dissentient to it.”
“Sulpicius declared openly that he would punish all according to the usage of military discipline, being deterred by the consentient shout of the soldiers who threw the blame on one sentinel, he spared the rest.”
“No human soul is left destitute of the visiting of God's spirit, and however rudimentary the moral life may be, no bounds can be set to the growth which may, and which God intends should, result wherever the human will is consentient.”
“Positive Law, to get back to purely natural principles, it accepted from Rousseau and the Utilitarians the principle that all right comes from the State, all authority from the consentient wills of the people of the State.”
“The consentient testimony of witnesses above the suspicion of prejudice establishes the fact that at the present day Buddhist monks are everywhere strikingly deficient in that moral earnestness and exemplary conduct which distinguished the early followers of Buddha.”
“We shall follow universality in this way, if we confess that one faith to be true which the whole Church throughout the world confesses; antiquity, if we in nowise depart from those interpretations which it is manifest were notoriously held by our holy ancestors and fathers; consent in like manner, if in antiquity itself we adhere to the consentient definitions and determinations of all, or at least almost all, priests and doctors.”
“In Greece, where limb and thought were consentient in one grace of motion, the body was too perfect an expression of the mind to admit any consciousness of discord; the greater simplicity of a life passed largely in the open air, left no place for awkwardness in the franker converse of man with man.”
“The pulpit is to all other professions what philosophy is to the various schools of science -- exercises supervisory power, and by a tap here and a prod there, makes them consentient with its own infallible scheme of things, so to speak.”
“There is a large amount of consentient tradition to the effect that the life of man was originally far more prolonged than it is at present, extending to at least several hundred years.”
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