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Hindi translation of 'condescend'

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/ˌkɒndɪˈsend ˌकॉन्डिˈसेण्ड्/
Word forms: condescends, condescending, condescended
1. transitive verb
If you say that someone condescends to do something, you disapprove of them because they agree to do it in a way which shows that they think they are superior to other people and should not have to do it.
एहसान जताते हुए करना या कृपा करना
He wouldn't condescend to talk to the nurse.

2. intransitive verb
If you say that someone condescends to other people, you disapprove of them because they behave in a way which shows that they think they are superior to other people.
घमंड दिखाना
Don't condescend to me.
condescending adjectiveघमंडी
He has a condescending attitude.
condescension uncountable nounघमंड mn
...a smile of condescension.

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Example Sentences Including 'condescend'

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This attitude is condescending and short-sighted.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Senior management, when in the lift, should always make a point of condescending to speak.
Thomas Blaikie Blaikie's Guide to Modern Manners (2005)
His presentation style is educational as well as entertaining, but in no way condescending.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
And his attitude is condescending.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
You just have to lose the earnest, condescending attitude.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
I sensed him smiling down in a condescending way and ushering me back into the building and onto the stage, tears and all.
Christianity Today (2000)

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'condescend' in Other Languages

British English: condescend VERB
If someone condescends to do something, they agree to do it, but in a way which shows that they think they are better than other people and should not have to do it.
When he condescended to speak, he contradicted himself four times in the space of half an hour.
  • American English: condescend
  • Brazilian Portuguese: condescender
  • Chinese: 摆出高人一等的架子
  • European Spanish: dignarse
  • French: condescendre
  • German: sich herablassen
  • Italian: degnarsi
  • Japanese: もったいぶった態度で~することを合意する
  • Korean: 잘난 체 하며 ~해 주다
  • European Portuguese: condescender
  • Latin American Spanish: dignarse


Translation of condescend from the Collins English to Hindi
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