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condescend to agree to descend to a level less dignified or less privileged than one's own; deign. [2 definitions]
condescension the act or an instance of condescending. [2 definitions]
condign well-deserved or fitting, esp. of punishment or reprimand.
condiment something used to flavor or season food, such as ketchup or relish.
condition a specific state of being or existence. [9 definitions]
conditionable combined form of condition.
conditional depending on or imposing a certain condition or conditions. [2 definitions]
conditioned dependent on or existing under a certain condition or conditions. [3 definitions]
conditioned reflex see conditioned response.
conditioned response a response elicited by repeated presentation of a stimulus not normally connected with the response together with one that is, leading the subject eventually to respond to the first stimulus when it is presented alone.
conditioner a substance used to improve the condition of something such as hair, or added to enhance the usability of something such as water. [2 definitions]
condo (informal) an individually owned apartment; condominium.
condole to express sympathy or sorrow for one suffering misfortune or pain.
condolence sympathy with a grieving or suffering person. [2 definitions]
con dolore with grief or sadness; sorrowfully (used as a musical direction).
condom a thin, usu. rubber sheath made to cover the penis during sexual intercourse in order to prevent conception or the spread of venereal diseases.
condominium an apartment complex in which each apartment is privately owned, or such an apartment itself. [2 definitions]
condone to pardon, disregard, or overlook voluntarily or without condemning.
condor one of two vultures that are the largest flying birds of the Western Hemisphere, having a bald head and neck, dark plumage, and a wingspan up to twelve feet.
conduce to contribute to or help bring about a result (usu. fol. by to or toward).
conducive tending to produce or cause (usu. fol. by to).