condescenden etymology

Middle English word condescenden comes from Latin descendere, Latin con-, Latin condescendo (I condescend. I stoop.)

Detailed word origin of condescenden

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
descendere Latin (lat)
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
condescendo Latin (lat) I condescend. I stoop.
com- Latin (lat)
condescendere Late Latin (LL)
condescendre Old French (fro) To assent (to); to agree (to). To descend; to go down.
condescenden Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as condescenden

Descendants of descendere
Descendants of con-
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