Definition of consentient in English:


Pronunciation /kənˈsen(t)SH(ə)nt/ /kənˈsɛn(t)ʃ(ə)nt/

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  • Of the same opinion in a matter; in agreement.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    united, in complete agreement, in complete accord, of one mind, like-minded, of the same mind, in harmony, at one, with one voice, concordant, undivided


Early 17th century from Latin consentient- ‘agreeing’, from the verb consentire (see consent).