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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 to one of several different objections, or indeed to more than one.
Loan Pressman—This is an action by the committee of management of the quoad sacra parish church of Forth, and the ground of action as explained in the condescendence is a very plain and simple one. The committee of management aver ...
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. "
A New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)
Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)
(condescendence, Fr.) Voluntary submission to a state of equality with inferiors. Condescending, kon-de-sen'ding, «. The act of voluntary humiliation. This queen, of most familiar condefcendings, is content to be our every week's prospect.
Chamber's encyclopaedia (1890)
a dictionary of universal knowledge
CONDESCENDENCE CONDITION 403 CONFUCIUS. 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 ...
The Encyclop Dic Dictionary (1901)
A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use by Robert Hunter
condensative—condescendence 399 state of being brought into smaller bulk, but with a proportionate increase of gravity; consolidation. “. . . is decidedly not a star, but nebula of the same general character with the rest in a state of extreme ...
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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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