toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

deign
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
  • Who fair Zeleia's wealthy valleys till,(106) Fast by the foot of Ida's sacred hill, Or drink, AEsepus, of thy sable flood, Were led by Pandarus, of royal blood; To whom his art Apollo deign'd to show, Graced with the presents of his shafts and bow.
    Book 2 (94% in)

There are no more uses of "deign" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope).

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®