arch, condescending, patronizing, patronising(adj)
(used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
showing condescending favor; assuming the manner of airs of a superior toward another
The numerical value of patronizing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of patronizing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
To the right it sounds mealy mouthed, and to the left sounds patronizing.
It could be regarded as patronizing -- a bit like Barbie, where the assumption is that everything has to be pink.
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.
That recession - for me it was a nasty kick in the teeth. For that, Labour are just too irresponsible, that's the thing with them, how can I say it without sounding patronizing? I don't think he's up to the job.
Did we give unlimited free calls to people so that more people start making calls? So why this almost patronizing approach to the Internet. You're effectively disadvantaging other companies and broader usage of the web.
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