condescender

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

condescend +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

condescender (plural condescenders)

  1. One who condescends.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin or Late Latin condescendō, condescendere, from Latin con- + descendō.

Verb[edit]

condescender (first-person singular present condesciendo, first-person singular preterite condescendí, past participle condescendido)

  1. to comply; acquiesce

Conjugation[edit]

  • Rule: e becomes ie in stressed syllables.

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