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condescendence

[kon-duh-sen-duh ns] /ˌkɒn dəˈsɛn dəns/
noun
2.
Scot. a list or specification of particulars.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; condescend + -ence
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Examples for condescendence
  • We certainly don't need neither your contempt nor any kind of condescendence.
  • He resolves moments of confusion without pretense or condescendence.
British Dictionary definitions for condescendence

condescendence

/ˌkɒndɪˈsɛndəns/
noun
1.
(Scots law) a statement of facts presented by the plaintiff in a cause
2.
a less common word for condescension
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Word Origin and History for condescendence
condescendence
1630s, from Fr. condescendance, from V.L. *condescendentia, from prp. of condescendere (see condescend).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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