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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Deign(0.01105 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Deign.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v : do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
[syn: condescend, descend]
English → English (gcide)
Deign \Deign\ (d[=a]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deigned (d[=a]nd);
p. pr. & vb. n. Deigning.] [OE. deinen, deignen, OF.
degner, deigner, daigner, F. daigner, fr. L. dignari to deem
worthy, deign, fr. dignus worthy; akin to decere to be
fitting. See Decent, and cf. Dainty, Dignity,
1. To esteem worthy; to consider worth notice; -- opposed to
I fear my Julia would not deign my lines. --Shak.
2. To condescend to give or bestow; to stoop to furnish; to
vouchsafe; to allow; to grant.
Nor would we deign him burial of his men. --Shak.
Deign \Deign\, v. i.
To think worthy; to vouchsafe; to condescend; - - followed by
O deign to visit our forsaken seats. --Pope.
Yet not Lord Cranstone deigned she greet. --Sir W.
Round turned he, as not deigning
Those craven ranks to see. --Macaulay.
Note: In early English deign was often used impersonally.
Him deyneth not to set his foot to ground.