condescendence

[ kon-duh-sen-duh ns ]
/ ˌkɒn dəˈsɛn dəns /

noun

Scot. a list or specification of particulars.

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Origin of condescendence

First recorded in 1630–40; condescend + -ence
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British Dictionary definitions for condescendence

condescendence
/ (ˌkɒndɪˈsɛndəns) /

noun

Scots law a statement of facts presented by the plaintiff in a cause
a less common word for condescension
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