One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of the same opinion in a matter; in agreement.
united, in complete agreement, in complete accord, of one mind, like-minded, of the same mind, in harmony, at one, with one voice, concordant, undividedView synonyms
- ‘If the consentient votes achieve 3, it may be deemed as a pass, while if the consentient votes are less than 3, it will be deemed as a failure.’
- ‘The form within a consentient set is determined by reference to a percipient individual.’
- ‘The perceptual object arises within this interactive matrix and is ‘determined by its reference to some percipient event, or individual, in a consentient set’.’
- ‘That they were so, we have the consentient testimony of all portions of Catholic Christendom.’
- ‘These were a literature review, an examination of current activities in England and the Netherlands and a workshop to judge the consentient view of potential stakeholders.’
Early 17th century: from Latin consentient- ‘agreeing’, from the verb consentire (see consent).
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