What Does Condescending Mean?


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showing or implying a usually patronizing descent from dignity or superiority: They resented the older neighbors' condescending cordiality.
Assuming a tone of superiority, or a patronizing attitude.
–verb (used without object) behave as if one is conscious of descending from a superior position, rank, or stoop or deign to do something: He would not condescend to misrepresent the put aside one's dignity or superiority voluntarily and assume equality with one regarded as inferior: He condescended to their intellectual level in order to be assent.

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