Consentaneous
Consentaneous Con`sen*ta"ne*ous, a. [L. consentaneus.] Consistent; agreeable; suitable; accordant to; harmonious; concurrent. [1913 Webster]

A good law and consentaneous to reason. --Howell. -- {Con`sen*ta"ne*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Con`sen*ta"ne*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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  • consentaneous — index concerted, concordant, concurrent (united), congruous, consensual, consenting, consonant …   Law dictionary

  • consentaneous — [kän΄sen tā′nē əs] adj. [L consentaneus: see CONSENT] Rare 1. agreeing; suited (to); consistent ( with) 2. unanimous consentaneously adv …   English World dictionary

  • consentaneous — adjective Etymology: Latin consentaneus, from consentire to agree Date: 1575 1. expressing agreement ; suited 2. done or made by the consent of all • consentaneously adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • consentaneous — consentaneously, adv. consentaneity /keuhn sen teuh nee i tee/, consentaneousness, n. /kon sen tay nee euhs/, adj. 1. agreeing; accordant. 2. done by common consent; unanimous. [1615 25; < L consentaneus, equiv. to consent (s. of consentire to… …   Universalium

  • consentaneous — adjective a) done or made by general consent, widely agreed/approved b) agreeable, suited …   Wiktionary

  • consentaneous — adj. unanimous; accordant or agreeable; consistent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • consentaneous — con·sen·ta·ne·ous …   English syllables

  • consentaneous — con•sen•ta•ne•ous [[t]ˌkɒn sɛnˈteɪ ni əs[/t]] adj. 1) agreeing; accordant 2) done by common consent; unanimous • Etymology: 1615–25; < L consentāneus=consent , s. of consentīre to consent+ āneus ( ān(us) an I+ eus eous) con sen•ta′ne•ous•ly,… …   From formal English to slang

  • consentaneous — /kɒnsɛnˈteɪniəs/ (say konsen tayneeuhs) adjective 1. agreeing or accordant. 2. done by common consent; unanimous. {Latin consentāneus agreeing, fit} –consentaneously, adverb –consentaneity /kɒnsɛntəˈniəti/ (say konsentuh neeuhtee),… …   Australian English dictionary

  • consentaneous —   a. agreeing; unanimous; suitable.    ♦ consentaneity, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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