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Definition of "deigned" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of deign. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "deigned" in a sentence
  • "It was when sitting gravely round the fire later on that the Stag deigned to enlighten his followers as to his reasons for giving what seemed to them so great a price for a pale-faced child."
  • "What if the authors of other nations, when they deigned to include Americans in their fiction, only wrote of Americans as narcissistic serial killers?"
  • "Which is the main reason why director Oliver Stone, who has made a good living out of documenting crucial moments in America's recent past with such movies as Born on the Fourthof July, JFK and World Trade Center, deigned to do his first sequel."