Definition of 'condescension'
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He detected more than a whiff of grown-up condescension in it. BEHINDLINGS (2001)I don't know whose condescension was worse - hers, or Mary's or Lady Godetia's. THE DISPOSAL OF THE LIVING (2001)
Adam Berendt who'd been a local "character" of whom they'd liked to speak warmly, admiringly, and always with that air of condescension. MIDDLE AGE: A ROMANCE (2001)
Trends of 'condescension'
Used Occasionally. condescension is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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