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In the ’90s, nobody had to endure the peculiar combination of condescension, contempt and she-looks-so-thin-I-just-hope-she’s-okay concern trolling that Apple did.
‘TIDAL’ MADE FIONA APPLE A STAR 25 YEARS AGO. ITS SUCCESS NEARLY OVERWHELMED HER.ALLISON STEWARTJULY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Scandinavian Americans are now part of the cultural mainstream, but in the 19th century, Scandinavian farmers struggling to make a living in Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Dakotas were regarded with condescension by the New England cultural elite.
NO, THE VIKINGS DID NOT DISCOVER AMERICA. HERE'S WHY THAT MYTH IS PROBLEMATICGORDON CAMPBELLJUNE 29, 2021TIME
I may be overstepping myself with this hunch, but I see two confident, highly intelligent people — you, the eminent scientist — who have detection systems that react strongly to condescension.
CAROLYN HAX: SON’S FATHER-IN-LAW CALLED YOUR COVID ADVICE ‘SANCTIMONIOUS.’ HOW TO RESPOND?CAROLYN HAXJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The answer, dripping with condescension, was “if you put 100 labradoodles in a room together, you’d be lucky if two of them looked alike.”
I WENT TO THE WESTMINSTER DOG SHOW AND ALL I GOT WAS THIS LOUSY POSITIVE VIEW OF HUMANITYELIJAH WOLFSONJUNE 14, 2021TIME
His smirky condescension is pure sexist gaslighting, yet Vivian can’t yet see it for what it is.
MOXIE INVOKES FIERCE, RIOT GRRRL SPIRIT, ONLY TO END IN A NONCOMMITTAL GROUP HUGSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKMARCH 3, 2021TIME
As a longtime reader of historical romance, I frankly found much of this initial praise of Bridgerton to be coated in condescension toward the romance genre.
THE DEBATE OVER BRIDGERTON AND RACEAJA ROMANOJANUARY 7, 2021VOX
My first thought was that the tradition carries a vague sense of condescension based on the fact that she is a woman, and perhaps the tradition is no longer as charming as it once was.
MISS MANNERS: PEOPLE AT HOME ACTING AS THOUGH THEY’RE AT HOMEJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The duke was in the highest animation, and he talked to every one round him, as we marched along, with more than condescension.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A loud laugh greeted this remark, and Billy, smiling with condescension, said he was gratified by their approval.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
There was a slight, almost indescribable tone of condescension or disparagement in her voice, the reason of which I will explain.
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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