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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: condescend(0.01083 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to condescend.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: behave in a patronizing and condescending manner
2: do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
[syn: deign, descend]
3: debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or
dishonorable way; “I won't stoop to reading other people's
mail” [syn: stoop, lower oneself]
4: treat condescendingly [syn: patronize, patronise]
English → English (gcide)
Condescend \Con`de*scend"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Condescended;
p. pr. & vb. n. Condescending.] [F. condescendre, LL.
condescendere, fr. L. con- + descendere. See Descend.]
1. To stoop or descend; to let one's self down; to submit; to
waive the privilege of rank or dignity; to accommodate
one's self to an inferior. “Condescend to men of low
estate.” --Rom. xii. 16.
Can they think me so broken, so debased
With corporal servitude, that my mind ever
Will condescend to such absurd commands? --Milton.
Spain's mighty monarch,
In gracious clemency, does condescend,
On these conditions, to become your friend.
Note: Often used ironically, implying an assumption of
Those who thought they were honoring me by
condescending to address a few words to me. --F.
2. To consent. [Obs.]
All parties willingly condescended heruento. --R.
Syn: To yield; stoop; descend; deign; vouchsafe.