(n.) A silent or passive assent or submission, or a submission with apparent content; -- distinguished from avowed consent on the one hand, and on the other, from opposition or open discontent; quiet satisfaction.
(n.) Submission to an injury by the party injured.
(n.) Tacit concurrence in the action of another.
(1) If this is what 70s stoners were laughing at, it feels like they’ve already become acquiescent, passive parts of media-relayed consumer society; precursors of the cathode-ray-frazzled pop-culture exegetists of Tarantino and Kevin Smith in the 90s.
(2) As a leader writer on a liberal newspaper I feel a bit of duty to acquiesce, but my answer is, "only up to a point".
(3) Refusing either to acquiesce in, or to rail at, Eliot's contempt for Jews, one strives to do justice to the many injustices Eliot does to Jews.
(4) Tiny Qatar, the richest of them all, leads the region in using wealth to provide subsidised education and food to buy the acquiescence if not the loyalty of their people – who in several countries are outnumbered by expatriate foreigners.
(5) Contrary to past survey research, less educated respondents were no more likely to exhibit acquiescence than better educated respondents.
(6) The conservatives are unlikely to acquiesce without a fight, and Francis now risks criticism of his papacy up to the highest level, including the bishops – who have so far kept their counsel.
(7) Silence is acquiescence,” said Jorge Guajardo, a former Mexican ambassador to China, who argued that the country’s politicians could no longer hope to avoid provoking Trump by staying silent.
(8) Despite that crucial fact, WikiLeaks has been crippled by a staggering array of extra-judicial punishment imposed either directly by the US and allied governments or with their clear acquiescence.
(9) The resignation this week of President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi , whom the Obama administration had cultivated to permit drone strikes, has left many in US security circles wondering if a post-Hadi government will prove as acquiescent.
(10) Either the Polish government reverses its moves to limit the independence of the judiciary, or Europe is seen to acquiesce in the further spread of illiberalism among its own ranks.
(11) – his presence ensured that the issue took its place in a mess of other grievances, about his broken vow on tuition fees, the Lib Dems' acquiescence in austerity, and his own alleged uselessness.
(12) "Some kind of association with the UN – or some kind of Anglo-American trusteeship – could meet our requirements if only the Argentinians could be brought to acquiesce to it," Sir Robert Armstrong, the cabinet secretary, advised Thatcher on 25 May.
(13) Her physician considers acquiescing and risking a premature delivery, transferring the patient to a compliant physician, or obtaining a court order to force treatment.
(14) "For the most part the rewards for acquiescing to GOC demands are risible: pomp-full dinners and meetings and, for the most pliant, a photo op with one of the Castro brothers.
(15) Standardization procedures have reduced markedly the acquiescence factor and the correlations among the dysphoric affect scales in the MAACL-R.
(16) This added to the deflationary impact of higher import prices arising from the massive – but necessary – devaluation of the pound in which the Treasury and the Bank of England had acquiesced.
(17) Jeremy Corbyn is criticised in much of the media for questioning a system that engorges a tiny minority of wealthy executives while buying the acquiescence of millions through a pampered existence of material excess.
(18) You cannot expect a child to acquiesce when you want them to, and then magically grow up to "know their own mind".
(19) There are clear connections between campaigns to defeat bills that would improve the health of blacks and other disadvantaged groups and acquiescence with the present reassignment of them to the underfunded, overcrowded, inferior, public health-care sector.
(20) Abbott has some points of easy agreement with this group, and has acquiesced already on a substantial proportion of the IPA's policy wish-list.
(a.) Any damage or violation of, the person, character, feelings, rights, property, or interests of an individual; that which injures, or occasions wrong, loss, damage, or detriment; harm; hurt; loss; mischief; wrong; evil; as, his health was impaired by a severe injury; slander is an injury to the character.
(1) Such a signal must be due to a small ferromagnetic crystal formed when the nerve is subjected to pressure, such as that due to mechanical injury.
(2) In this study of ten consecutive patients sustaining molten metal injuries to the lower extremity who were treated with excision and grafting, treatment with compression Unna paste boot was compared with that with conventional dressing.
(3) Van Persie's knee injury meant that Mata could work in tandem with the delightfully nimble Kagawa, starting for the first time since 22 January.
(4) It is concluded that amlodipine reduces myocardial ischemic injury by mechanism(s) that may involve a reduction in myocardial oxygen demand as well as by positively influencing transmembrane Ca2+ fluxes during ischemia and reperfusion.
(5) Of the 594 patients, 23.7% died and 38.7% had documented inhalation injury.
(6) After vascular injury, smooth muscle cells proliferate, reaching a maximum rate at day 2.
(7) In more than 70 per cent of these, brain injury is the decisive lethal factor.
(8) The reduction rates of peripheral leukocytes, lung Schiff bases and lung water content were not identical in rats depleted from leukocyte after inhalation injury.
(9) An intact post-injury marriage was associated with improvement in education.
(10) The four deaths were not related to the injuries of parenchymatous organs.
(11) A review is presented concerning the development of new neuroimaging techniques in the last decade which have improved the diagnostic exploration of patients with spinal cord injuries, including studies of possible sequelae.
(12) Gross deformity, point tenderness and decrease in supination and pronation movements of the forearm were the best predictors of bony injury.
(13) Eighty-four paraplegic patients whose injury level was T2 or below and who were at least one year from spinal cord injury were screened for upper extremity complaints.
(14) He’s been so consistent this season.” Barkley took the two late penalties because the regular taker, Romelu Lukaku, had been withdrawn at half-time with a back injury that is likely to keep the striker out of Saturday’s trip to Stoke City.
(15) In common with other studies, we found that the injury occurred in competitive runners, especially females, and was likely to develop during competitive races or intensive training sessions.
(16) Achilles tendon overuse injuries exist as a spectrum of diseases ranging from inflammation of the paratendinous tissue (paratenonitis), to structural degeneration of the tendon (tendinosis), and finally tendon rupture.
(17) The effects of brain injury can be catastrophic and long-term so the impact of more research would be vast, but affected numbers are too small so it loses out.
(18) After the diagnosis of a soft-tissue injury (sprain, strain, or contusion) has been made, treatment must include an initial 24- to 48-hour period of RICE.
(19) Stimulation with these electrodes were effective for inducing voiding with little residual volume after the recovery of bladder reflexes, 3 weeks after experimental spinal cord injury in the dog.
(20) The severity of injury in a gunshot wound is dependent on many factors, including the type of firearm; the velocity, mass, and construction of the bullet; and the structural properties of the tissues that are wounded.