condescending definition

  • adjective:
    • Showing a patronizingly exceptional mindset: "The separate trader's need to play individual stocks may well be concerned some market veterans, but that smacks a bit of Wall Street's typical condescending mindset toward tiny peopleā€ ( Tom Petruno).
    • presuming a tone of superiority, or a patronizing mindset.
    • exhibiting an attitude of superiority; patronizing; -- made use of of behavior or mindset.
    • (used of behavior or mindset) attribute of those who treat other individuals with condescension
  • verb:
    • Present participle of condescend.
  • others:
    • Marked or described as condescension; stooping on degree of your inferiors.

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