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Definition 1: the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for condescension in the sense of this definition

(condescension is a kind of ...) overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

Definition 2: affability to your inferiors and temporary disregard for differences of position or rank - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where condescension or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the queen's condescension was intended to make us feel comfortable

Synonyms for condescension in the sense of this definition

(condescension is a kind of ...) a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)

Definition 3: a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for condescension in the sense of this definition

(condescension is a kind of ...) a communication that belittles somebody or something

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