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Definition of "deigning" [deigning]

  • Present participle of deign. (verb)

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Use "deigning" in a sentence
  • "God in deigning to own any earthly temple as His, as if He could be circumscribed by space (1Ki 8: 27) in inaugurating the temple of stone; next, as to the temple of the Holy Ghost (Ac 7: 48, 49); lastly here, as to "the tabernacle of God with men" (Isa 2: 2, 3; Eze 43: 4, 7; Re 21: 3). where -- rather, "what is this house that ye are building, &c. -- what place is this for My rest?""
  • "Normally, the airlines know so many people have so many superfluous miles they have instituted byzantine restrictions and odd blackout dates plus restricted number of seats coupled with mileage-sucking "perks" such as deigning to sit in an exit row until the miles can sometimes be well nigh useless."
  • "there are some shows that sure, i can't get into. but i bet now, i would at least give them a real chance instead of just "deigning" to watch."