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deign
used in Notes from the Underground

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Definition
do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
  • We are discussing things seriously; but if you won't deign to give me your attention, I will drop your acquaintance.
    1.10 — Part 1 Chapter 10 (64% in)
  • Trudolyubov deigned to notice me at last, glancing contemptuously in my direction.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (51% in)

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