sequacious


sequacious
I adjective accommodating, acquiescent, adaptable, amenable, bendable, bending, compliant, deferential, dependent, docile, ductile, easily influenced, easily led, easily taught, easygoing, elastic, facile, fictile, flexible, flexile, giving, governable, impressible, impressionable, lacking individuality, malleable, manageable, meek, moldable, obedient, obeisant, obliging, obsequious, passive, plastic, pliable, pliant, reverential, servile, slavish, submissive, subordinate, sycophantic, teachable, toadying, tractable, unassertive, undeviating, unimaginative, without originality, yielding II index passive, pliable, pliant, resilient

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  • Sequacious — Se*qua cious, a. [L. sequax, acis, fr. suquit to follow. See {Sue} to follow. ] 1. Inclined to follow a leader; following; attendant. [1913 Webster] Trees uprooted left their place, Sequacious of the lyre. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sequacious — given to following leaders, 1630s, from L. sequac , stem of sequax that follows, a follower, from sequi to follow (see SEQUEL (Cf. sequel)) + OUS (Cf. ous) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sequacious — [si kwā′shəs] adj. [L sequax < sequi, to follow (see SEQUENT) + OUS] easily influenced or led; servile; compliant sequaciously adv. sequacity [sikwas′ə tē] n …   English World dictionary

  • sequacious — adjective Etymology: Latin sequac , sequax inclined to follow, from sequi Date: 1643 1. archaic subservient, tractable 2. intellectually servile • sequaciously adverb • sequacity noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sequacious — sequaciously, adv. sequacity /si kwas i tee/, sequaciousness, n. /si kway sheuhs/, adj. 1. following with smooth or logical regularity. 2. Archaic. following, imitating, or serving another person, esp. unreasoningly. [1630 40; < L sequaci (s. of… …   Universalium

  • sequacious — adjective a) Tending in a continuous intellectual direction; not rambling or discursive. Orpheus could lead the savage race; b) Following along, especially in a submissive or unthinking way. And trees uprooted left their place; …   Wiktionary

  • sequacious — adj. inclined to follow, submissive; continuing in a sequential manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sequacious — [sɪ kweɪʃəs] adjective rare lacking independence or originality of thought. Derivatives sequaciously adverb sequacity sɪ kwasɪti noun Origin C17: from L. sequax, sequac following (from sequi follow ) + ious …   English new terms dictionary

  • sequacious — se·qua·cious …   English syllables

  • sequacious — se•qua•cious [[t]sɪˈkweɪ ʃəs[/t]] adj. easily led; servile • Etymology: 1630–40; < L sequāx, s. sequāc following closely, pliant, der. of sequī to follow; see acious se•qua′cious•ly, adv. se•quac′i•ty ˈkwæs ɪ ti n …   From formal English to slang