condescent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare condescend, descent.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

condescent (plural condescents)

  1. (obsolete) An act of condescension.
    • 1662, Henry More, The Defence of the Moral Cabbala
      it is a condescent and debasement for the present

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for condescent in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)