Definitions for condescendingˌkɒn dəˈsɛn dɪŋ
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arch, condescending, patronizing, patronising(adj)
(used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
Assuming a tone of superiority, or a patronizing attitude.
Quit talking to me in that condescending tone! You always treat me like a child u2013 ugh!
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I found the response to be patronizing, condescending and an insult to our intelligence. There definitely was a script and we understand the staffer had to do what he had to do.
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- condescendentCatalan, Valencian
- ylimielinen, alentuvaFinnish
- 上目線, 上から目線Japanese
- neerbuigend, aanmatigendDutch
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