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(of a person) lacking independence or originality of thought.
- ‘It was Notorious Thugs which opened my eyes to this halt of progression, to the sequacious masses who live oblivious to their own kind's misdeeds and voice scant opposition to rampant injustice.’
- ‘If you read anything without questioning it, then you are just part of the sequacious herd.’
Mid 17th century: from Latin sequax, sequac- following (from sequi follow) + -ious.
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