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Definition of condescending adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

condescending

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌkɒndɪˈsendɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːndɪˈsendɪŋ//
 
 
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behaving as though you are more important and more intelligent than other people He has a condescending attitude towards women. Her tone of voice was always so condescending. He looked around and made some condescending remark. She ignored his condescending tone.
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