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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To defer to those considered inferior or less than.

Usage examples (37)
  • Don't condescend to unskilled labor. Try it for half a day first.
  • Will you, Wallace, again condescend to save a country that has treated you so ungratefully?
  • To say that Coleridge would not 'condescend' would be
  • I won't "condescend" to serve as stenographer of who said what at the forum for more
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