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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - With a patronizingly superior behavior or attitude.

Usage examples (37)
  • He treats his secretary condescendingly
  • And I don't use that term condescendingly, I use it as a matter of factual concern.
  • Or they raise an eyebrow and gaze in the camera condescendingly, which is Lou Dobbs 'trademark euphemism when he has nothing valid to say.
  • 'Taint much outer my way, "condescendingly;" I'll take you there. " for more
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