Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being acquiescent; a condition of silent submission or assent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being acquiescent; acquiescence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being acquiescent; acquiescence.

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Examples

  • And much work there will be to bring the soul into an acquiescency, by the preference of the glory of God unto all lawful self-interest and natural affection.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Resignation, acquiescency, rest, -- all which are acts or effects of faith, -- are devoured by it.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • But how far any people or church may commit over this power of declaring their consent and acquiescency unto others to act for them, and as it were in their stead, so as that the call to office should yet be valid, and provided the former rules be observed, I will not much dispute with any, though

    Pneumatologia

  • An acquiescency in the truth and faithfulness of God for cleansing by the blood of Christ, whence we are freed from discouraging, perplexing shame, and have boldness in the presence of

    Pneumatologia

  • Scripture in these things is like that of the sun at noon-day, which shuts up the way unto all farther inquiry, and efficaciously necessitates unto an acquiescency in it.

    Pneumatologia

  • According, therefore, unto our valuation and esteem of him, to our satisfaction and acquiescency in him, is our regard to the love, care, and wisdom of our blessed Saviour to be measured.

    Pneumatologia

  • For this divine truth whereof we treat, being concerning things unseen — heavenly, eternal mysteries, transcending the reach of human reason — nothing but the absolute infallibility of the revealer can bring the mind of man to assurance and acquiescency.

    Christologia

  • Hence, also, all acquiescency in this way, and trust and confidence in committing the soul unto it, or unto God in it, and by it

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

  • Canonical submission unto the present ecclesiastical government of the church, and the administration of the discipline thereof, in their hands by whom the power of it is possessed, with an acquiescency therein, are to the same purpose required of us and expected from us.

    A Discourse concerning Evangelical Love, Church Peace, and Unity

  • And this acquiescency in God is that which is the immediate root of that waiting, patience, long-suffering, and hope, which are the proper acts and effects of justifying faith, Heb. vi.

    The Doctrine of Justification by Faith

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