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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 previewEncyclopædia of the laws of England with forms and precedents by the most eminent legal authorities (1908)

by Alexander Wood Renton, Maxwell Anderson Robertson, Frederick Pollock, William Bowstead

Condescendence is an articulate statement annexed to a summons, setting 164 ;...

Google previewReports of New Magistrates' Cases Argued and Determined in All the Courts of Common Law at Westminster ... 1844-[1851] (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, ;...


CONDESCENDENCE. CONDITION. 403 coast, salt water may be distilled and condensed. See DISTILLATION, GAS AND GASES. The ELECTRIC CONDENSER is an apparatus consisting essentially of two parallel conducting plates, ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1883)

a dictionary of universal knowledge by David Patrick, William Geddie

CONDESCENDENCE. In the judicial procedure of Scotland, a C is ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

The summons goes more into detail than the English writ of summons, though it no longer states, as it once did, the grounds of action, now stated in the condescendence and pursuer's pleas in law annexed to the summons. The form of the ...

Google previewChambers's New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia (1883)

Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880

condescendence), the defences or annwers, the revised condescendence, the revised answers, &c. The peculiar technic:il rules to which the pleadings of parties must conform, are capable of being understood only by lawyers. PLEBEI' ANS ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia: Catarrh to Dion (1896)

CONDESCENDENCE CONDITION 403 coast, salt water may bo distilled and condensed. See Distillation, Gas. The Electric Condenser is an apparatus consisting essentially of two parallel conducting plates, separated by a layer of ...

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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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