English translation of 'degnarsi'
intransitive reflexive verb
degnarsi di fare qc
to deign o condescend to do sthvedo che ti sei degnato! (ironic)
how gracious of you!
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non mi ha degnato di uno sguardo
he didn't so much as look at menon mi ha degnato di una risposta
he didn't deign to answer me
'degnarsi' 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.
Translation of degnarsi from the Collins Italian to English
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