Etymology
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consensus (n.)

1854, "a general accord or agreement of different parts in effecting a given purpose," originally a term in physiology; 1861, of persons "a general agreement in opinion;" from Latin consensus "agreement, accord," past participle of consentire "feel together," from assimilated form of com "with, together" (see con-) + sentire "to feel" (see sense (n.)). There is an isolated instance of the word from 1633.

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Definitions of consensus

consensus (n.)
agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole;
the lack of consensus reflected differences in theoretical positions
those rights and obligations are based on an unstated consensus
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