Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

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

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

Etymologies

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Latin assentatio. See assent.

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