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Definition of the noun condescendence

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noun - plural: condescendences

  1. The act of condescending; voluntary descent from one's rank or dignity in intercourse with an inferior; courtesy toward inferiors, condescension. [jump, the act of condescending, s]

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Google previewNew Perspectives on Paternalism and Health Care (2015)

by Thomas Schramme

Condescendence is a separate problem; what is particular to paternalism is the limitation of liberty. To sum up, the charge of paternalism can, on closer inspection, amount ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1783)

Abstracted from the Folio Edition by Samuel Johnson

CONDESCENDENCE. s. [condescendence , French.] Voluntary submission. CONDESCE/NDINGLY. ad, [from condesending. ] By way of voluntary humiliation; by way of kind conceƱon. , CONDESCE/NSION. s. [from condescend.] Voluntary humiliation; descent from superiority. ' - Tillotson. conLESCE'NSIVE. a. [from condescend.] Courteous. conds'GN. a. scondignus, Lat..] Suitable ; deserved; merited. Arbuthnot. CONDIGNESS. s. [from condign.] ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language ... Abstracted from the folio edition of the author ... Fourteenth edition, corrected, etc (1815)

by Samuel Johnson

CONDESCENDENCE. s. [ condescendence, French.] Voluntary submission. CONDESCENDINGLY. ad. [ from conde. scending.] By way of voluntary humiliation; by way of kind concession. Atterbury. CONDESCENSION. s. [from condescendij Voluntary humiliation; descent from superiority. Tillotson. CONDESCENSIVE. a. [from condescendj Courteous; not haughty. CONDI'GN. a. [condignus, Latin.] Suitable; deserved; merited. Arbuthnot.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language, in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals ... (1778)

CONDESCENDENCE ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

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Condescendence Meaning

Video shows what condescendence means. The act of condescending, voluntary descent from one's rank or dignity in intercourse with an inferior, courtesy ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1N1D2E1S1C3E1N1D2E1N1C3E1

The value of this 14-letter word is 22 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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