Definitions for condescensionˌkɒn dəˈsɛn ʃən

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  1. condescension, superciliousness, disdainfulness(noun)

    the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior

  2. condescension, disdain, patronage(noun)

    a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

  3. condescension, condescendingness(noun)

    affability to your inferiors and temporary disregard for differences of position or rank

    "the queen's condescension was intended to make us feel comfortable"

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  1. condescension(Noun)

    The act of condescending; voluntary descent from one's rank or dignity in intercourse with an inferior; courtesy toward inferiors.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Condescension(noun)

    the act of condescending; voluntary descent from one's rank or dignity in intercourse with an inferior; courtesy toward inferiors


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