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1. deign

verb. ['ˈdeɪn'] do something that one considers to be below one's dignity.

Synonyms

  • condescend
  • act
  • move

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • stay in place
  • float
  • rise

Etymology

  • deignen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deignier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Deign

  • st_germain
  • legerdemain
  • st_germaine
  • preordain
  • lamontagne
  • lafountaine
  • lafountain
  • inhumane
  • constrain
  • restrain
  • overtrain
  • mcswain
  • explain
  • complain
  • champlain
  • aquitaine
  • ukraine
  • tremaine
  • sylvain
  • sustain
  • spokane
  • sartain
  • retrain
  • refrain
  • profane
  • partain
  • mustain
  • mundane
  • mcwain
  • mcshane

How do you pronounce deign?

Pronounce deign as deɪn.

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Sentences with deign


1. Verb, base form
And for the .05 seconds that your cat will deign to wear them, it will be awesome.

Quotes about deign


1. Until the day when God shall deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is summed up in these two words,-Wait and hope.
- Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

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