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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with disdain.

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used without object) : He would not condescend to misrepresent the facts. ,He condescended to their intellectual level in order to be understood
  • If so, forgive me while I burst out in condescending laughter.
  • I ... weak -- in condescending sympathy with the weak (1Co 9: 22).
  • He is free in condescending to us, while we are shy of ascending to him. for more
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