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  Definition of condescension
  1. affability to your inferiors and temporary disregard for differences of position or rank; "the queen''s condescension was intended to make us feel comfortable"
  2. the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
  3. a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
Similar Words: condescendingness, superciliousness, disdainfulness, disdain, patronage

 

Derivational Morphology: condescend, patronize, patronise

 

 
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