Until you condescend to explain, I can't allow you to mix with the rest of the school.
But I don't dare to hope, do I, that you will condescend to come again and dance with me?
Jeanbernat did not condescend to notice them, but went his way, upright like a tree, through the clear night.
The other two didn't bother to come to their feet, but did condescend to shake hands.
If I could afford it a hundred times over, I would not condescend to such folly.
Hemming wisely would not condescend to say another word after this.
Alice would not condescend to join her reprobate brother, even in abuse of Adela.
He does not condescend to notice my explanation for such appearances.
A kind, proud woman, who'll do what people with no pride would not condescend to think of.
condescend, therefore, to come forth and fight with thy servant.'
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.