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English translation of 'degnarsi'

degnarsi

intransitive reflexive verb

  1. degnarsi di fare qc to deign o condescend to do sth
    vedo che ti sei degnato! (ironic) how gracious of you!
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degnare

(deɲˈɲare)

transitive verb

  1. non mi ha degnato di uno sguardo he didn't so much as look at me
    non 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.
  • 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

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Translation of degnarsi from the Collins Italian to English
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