Definition of condescension in English:


Line breaks: con|des¦cen|sion
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒndɪˈsɛnʃn


[mass noun]
An attitude of patronizing superiority; disdain: a tone of condescension I’m treated with condescension
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  • It's like being called a eunuch or an old maid; one always hears that faint sneer of disdain and condescension mixed with pity.
  • The bombast, condescension, arrogance and swagger all seems slightly silly in retrospect.
  • There's a lot you could say about this remark - its arrogance, its condescension.

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