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synonyms for condescendence

  • airs
  • disdain
  • loftiness
  • patronization
  • superiority
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How to use condescendence in a sentence

He should have taen a day to see the invitation, as they do wi' the titular's condescendence in the process of valuation and sale.
THE ANTIQUARY, COMPLETESIR WALTER SCOTT
Howsever, its no worth my condescendence to lose my temper wi the like o her.
THE ENTAILJOHN GALT
"Revise the condescendence there, Drumwhussle," replied the laird.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLANDVARIOUS
He spoke softly, confidently, with a simplicity, in which was felt condescendence toward the interlocutor.
FOMA GORDYEFFMAXIM GORKY
Well, fortune is apt to circumduce the term upon us; but I think she may allow you to revise your condescendence.
CHRONICLES OF THE CANONGATESIR WALTER SCOTT
"Revise that part o' the condescendence, Mrs Drumwhussle," said the laird, in allusion to the said insinuation.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLANDVARIOUS
Sae we'll just revise the condescendence, an' tak better care for time to come.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLANDVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CONDESCENDENCE

  • airs
  • civility
  • condescendence
  • deference
  • haughtiness
  • loftiness
  • lordliness
  • patronage
  • patronizing attitude
  • superciliousness
  • toleration
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.