What does condescending mean?

Definitions for condescending
ˌkɒn dəˈsɛn dɪŋcon·de·scend·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arch, condescending, patronizing, patronising(adj)

    (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension

Wiktionary

  1. condescending(Adjective)

    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!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Condescending

    of Condescend

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of condescending in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of condescending in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of condescending in a Sentence

  1. Tucker Carlson:

    It was dismissive. Condescending and dismissive, those are the words I characterize in the book.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Nothing should bother you in life not even adversity nor poverty. For, nothing lasts forever. Yes of course, every matter or issue of life has a limit or breaking point including adversity and poverty. Are you undergoing adversity presently or are you currently experiencing poverty? If Yes, then listen up, it's just for a little while. That is to say, you will sooner or later outlive it or rather you will overcome it eventually. I mean, you won't remain poor forever or rather you won't keep on undergoing adversity or poverty forever. Furthermore, nothing should make you to become orgulous, proud, haughty, disdainful or arrogant in life. Not even your own child or children, nor your certificates, nor your qualifications, nor your political status, nor your social status, nor your job, nor your money, nor your properties, nor your knowledge, nor your wisdom, nor your insights, nor your power, nor your riches, nor stuffs like that. Because, you cannot and you will not live forever. Oh! Yes, you heard me right as usual, you will definitely leave everything you've acquired behind someday. Apart from that, God resists the proud or the arrogant (James 4:6). But guess what? He (God) gives more grace to the humble. Besides, whenever you are proud of whatever you have, you are unknowingly disregarding God and taking his grace upon your life for granted. In other words, whoever that is proud of anything he or she has acquired at any given period of time has failed to acknowledge almighty God as the giver of whatever he or she claims to possess. And God is never happy with such person(s). Thus, desist from pride and arrogance. For, you should not be condescending at all. -Emeasoba George

  3. Joe Biden:

    I hope I don't come across as condescending, because I don't mean it. I hope The President has learned a really important lesson. Diplomacy matters. Preparation matters.

  4. Peabody Award:

    He's irreverent, honest, curious, never condescending, never obsequious, people open up to him and, in doing so, often reveal more about their hometowns or homelands than a traditional reporter could hope to document.

  5. Dylan Bremner:

    I thought it was condescending, when he said' That's mean,' I think it's pretty f *** ing mean that you're not going to save us.

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