- Scot. a list or specification of particulars.
Origin of condescendence
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Examples from the Web for condescendence
Howsever, its no worth my condescendence to lose my temper wi the like o her.The Entail
"Revise the condescendence there, Drumwhussle," replied the laird.
Well, fortune is apt to circumduce the term upon us; but I think she may allow you to revise your condescendence.Chronicles of the Canongate
Sir Walter Scott
"Revise that part o' the condescendence, Mrs Drumwhussle," said the laird, in allusion to the said insinuation.
Sae we'll just revise the condescendence, an' tak better care for time to come.
- Scots law a statement of facts presented by the plaintiff in a cause
- a less common word for condescension
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Word Origin and History for condescendence
1630s, from French condescendance, from condescendre, from Latin condescendere (see condescend).
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