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condescension

con·de·scen·sion

condescension

 
 
pronunciation:
kan dih sen shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of condescending.
similar words:
stoop
definition 2: patronizing, arrogant behavior or attitude.
We were friends as children, but she treated me with condescension, as if I should feel lucky to be in her presence and play in her fancy house.
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