conciliant

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Adjective[edit]

conciliant (comparative more conciliant, superlative most conciliant)

  1. conciliatory
    • 19C, Howard H. Brinton, Quaker Religious Thought: The Quaker Doctrine of the Holy Spirit, volume 1, number 1, Quaker Theological Discussion Group
      It is a conciliant authority, a joint authority expressed formatively and normatively through Bible, community, and Spirit
    • 1965, David Samuel Shwayder, The Stratification of Behaviour: A System of Definitions Propounded and Defended, page 384, Routledge & Kegan Paul
      Conciliant with the strategy of this section, I would stress the following:
    • 2003 October, Sarah Stroud and Christine Tappolet, Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality, page 250, Oxford University Press
      Sometimes our later acts will fit with our old reasons, because the new reasons rationalized by the old will justify only acts conciliant with the old. Other times, our acts will not be conciliant.

References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

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Verb[edit]

conciliant

  1. Present participle of concilier.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

conciliant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of conciliō