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sequacious

[si-kwey-shuh s] /sɪˈkweɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
following with smooth or logical regularity.
2.
Archaic. following, imitating, or serving another person, especially unreasoningly.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; < Latin sequāci- (stem of sequāx) following (akin to sequī to follow) + -ous
Related forms
sequaciously, adverb
sequacity
[si-kwas-i-tee] /sɪˈkwæs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
sequaciousness, noun
nonsequacious, adjective
nonsequaciously, adverb
nonsequaciousness, noun
nonsequacity, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for non sequacious

sequacious

/sɪˈkweɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
logically following in regular sequence
2.
ready to follow any leader; pliant
Derived Forms
sequaciously, adverb
sequacity (sɪˈkwæsɪtɪ) noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin sequāx pursuing, from sequī to follow
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Word Origin and History for non sequacious

sequacious

adj.

"given to following leaders," 1630s, from Latin sequac-, stem of sequax "that follows, following, seeking after," from sequi "to follow" (see sequel) + -ous. Related: Sequaciously; sequaciousness; sequacity (1620s).

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