Definition of the noun condescendence
What does condescendence mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: condescendences
- 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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Encyclopædia of the Laws of England with Forms and Precedents by the Most Eminent Legal Authorities (1908)
Condescendence is an articulate statement annexed to a summons, setting forth the allegations in fact which constitute the grounds of action. Conditio si sine libcris decesserit is an implied condition which in certain cases the law holds as ...
Reports of New Magistrates' Cases Argued and Determined in All the Courts of Common Law at Westminster ... 1844- (1846)
by Great Britain. Courts, Adam Henry Bittleston, Edward Wise, Paul Parnell, Jelinger Cookson Symons
The gravamen stated in the summons and condescendence is a breach of a statutable duty, in not appointing stent-masters, whereby large sums of money, which ought to have been collected for the pursuers, ...
by John Ogilvie
Condescendence(knn-de-send'ens),n. l.The act of condescending; condescension.
The Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1883)
A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use
condescendence. 399 state of being brought into smaller bulk, but with a proportionate increase of gravity ; con- sol illation. "
Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1889)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge
CONDESCENDENCE. CONDITION. 403 coast, salt water may be distilled and condensed. See DISTILLATION, GAS. The ELECTRIC CONDENSER is an apparatus consisting essentially of two parallel conducting plates, separated by a layer ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
Condensers used to concentrate vapors or gases, as steam, alcoholic vapors, fumes, volatile li- condescendence plates of tin-foil are connected to the terminals of the condensers. For very high electric pressures mica is used as insulating ...
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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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