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Definition of the noun condescendence
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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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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 ...
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 conceñon. , 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.] ...
A 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.
A Dictionary of the English Language, in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals ... (1778)
by Paul Zollo
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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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