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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who comes down to the level of a social inferior or who assumes an air of superiority.

Usage examples (3)
  • Verb (used without object) : He would not condescend to misrepresent the facts. ,He condescended to their intellectual level in order to be understood
  • A tone of stiffly condescendent compassion -- not so unpleasant to
  • Disney’s producers and artists are not even black it looks all too condescendent. for more
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