Until you condescend to explain, I can't allow you to mix with the rest of the school.
But by what process a "vital unit" can be evolved, he does not condescend to tell us.
Jeanbernat did not condescend to notice them, but went his way, upright like a tree, through the clear night.
We cannot, therefore, condescend to imitate him in the way you speak of.
If I could afford it a hundred times over, I would not condescend to such folly.
Would she not condescend to wear a few gems in her petticoat?
Alice would not condescend to join her reprobate brother, even in abuse of Adela.
Our wives, if they condescend to have any offspring at all, limit the output to one.
A kind, proud woman, who'll do what people with no pride would not condescend to think of.
Only once did he condescend to explain them fully, but the impression was lasting.
mid-14c., "to yield deferentially," from Old French condescendere (14c.) "to agree, consent, give in, yield," from Late Latin condescendere "to let oneself down," from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + descendere "descend" (see descend). Sense of "to sink willingly to equal terms with inferiors" is from mid-15c.