Definition of Condescends

1. Verb. (third-person singular of condescend) ¹



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Definition of Condescends

1. condescend [v] - See also: condescend

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Condescends

condensins
condensor
conder
conders
condescend
condescended
condescendences
condescender
condescenders
condescendest
condescendeth
condescending
condescendingly
condescendingness
condescends (current term)
condescensions
condescent
condescents
condesending
condicion
condiction
condie
condies
condign
condignity
condignly
condignness
condiment

Literary usage of Condescends

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"The pious emperor condescends to relate, without a blush and without a smile, the voyage of the goddess from the shores of Pergamus to the mouth of the ..."

2. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1881)
"The Pope condescends to Falsehood. if possible, to allay the storm. He was not ashamed to stoop to falsehood—but falsehood too awk- ..."

3. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by J(ohn) Payne Collier (1866)
"In conclusion, he makes a sort of apology to the learned, and even condescends to entreat the " patience of women " for the attacks he had made upon them. ..."

4. The Modern Philosopher; Or Terrible Tractoration: In Four Cantos, Most by Thomas Green Fessenden (1806)
"... whose tythes amount to three or four thousand, which he often most graciously condescends to bestow in running the race of—not a Christian, but, ..."

5. The Expositor edited by William Robertson Nicoll, Samuel Cox, James Moffatt (1898)
"is love, and who condescends to enter into the most intimate relations with greatly erring men for their highest good. ..."

6. Expository notes, with practical observations, on the New Testament by William Burkitt (1832)
"... as by circumcision he had done into the society of Jews ; as a king condescends sometimes to be made a freeman of a city or corporation. 2. ..."

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