Definition of consentient in English:


Syllabification: con·sen·tient
Pronunciation: /kənˈsenCHənt


  • Of the same opinion in a matter; in agreement.
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    • 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.
    • The form within a consentient set is determined by reference to a percipient individual.


early 17th century: from Latin consentient- 'agreeing', from the verb consentire (see consent).

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