Example sentences for: deign

How can you use “deign” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But what about women who marry men to whom they wouldn't deign to speak if the men in question weren't (check one) funny or charming or driving a Corvette or head of the firm or the best bowler in the league?

  • \zäyäntz] rather than “Say, Jack”: after all, there might still be some old-timers who remember the film actress Signe Hasso as well as words like sign, assign, consign, condign, malign, deign, feign, reign, etc., hence know that in a medial - gn -, the - g - is not always articulated.

  • The assistant shoemaker is another of Malamud's weirdly insistent, lonely souls--impelled, who knows why, to devote himself to a hopeless love; still wincing from the horrors of Europe, which he has not entirely escaped; inarticulate, yet bursting with passion, if only his boss, the master shoemaker, will deign to listen.

  • In exchange for this drudgery, the Jocks occasionally deign to nod in their general direction.

  • No, I was just wondering about the thought processes of 1) men who know or ought to know that their most profoundly and disproportionately attractive quality is their net worth and 2) women who marry men to whom they wouldn't deign to speak if the men in question were mere wage-earners.


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