condescending

[ kon-duh-sen-ding ]SEE DEFINITION OF condescending

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONDESCENDING

He recalled his condescending tone to her, and recollected his anxiety about the jar.

He treated the subject as he did the rival, with condescending toleration.

The answer, delivered by Mr. Dickens, was condescending and explanatory.

Kind of top-lofty and condescending, but that's the fault of her bringing-up.

"I'll give you an extra penny," said his lordship, condescending to bargain.

We do be condescending to honour the second half wid our presence.

A condescending speaking-acquaintance was the limit of their connection.

I hate him—I hate him as much as I loathe myself for ever condescending to follow him.

Hunter said nothing but he felt a growing dislike for the condescending Rockford.

The other laughed a false laugh and assumed an airy, condescending tone.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONDESCENDING

paternalistic

adjectivein the manner of an overbearing father
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