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1. condescending

adjective. ['ˌkɑːndɪˈsɛndɪŋ'] (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension.

Synonyms

  • patronising
  • arch
  • patronizing

Antonyms

  • worst
  • low
  • subordinate
  • follower

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Words that Rhyme with Condescending

  • overextending
  • comprehending
  • transcending
  • recommending
  • apprehending
  • suspending
  • pretending
  • portending
  • misspending
  • extending
  • expending
  • contending
  • befriending
  • unbending
  • relending
  • intending
  • impending
  • depending
  • defending
  • commending
  • unending
  • trending
  • spending
  • offending
  • blending
  • attending
  • ascending
  • amending
  • wending
  • vending

Example sentences of the word condescending


1. Noun, singular or mass
Someone who communicates in a condescending or arrogant manner will many times cause his audience to tune him out.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
As a technician, you must be sure not to talk with users in a dismissive or condescending way.

Quotes containing the word condescending


1. Kyo: Of course, I'll beat YOU, too!Yuki: Don't you ever get tired of saying that?Kyo: Beating you is my vocation! It's my goal in life!Yuki: It's so unfair that I keep having to take abuse just because you can't meet your goals.Kyo: THAT CONDESCENDING ATTITUDE OF YOURS REALLY PISSES ME OFF!Yuki: And that revolting thought process of yours pisses me off*se, I'll beat YOU, too!Yuki: Don't you ever get tired of saying that?Kyo: Beating you is my vocation! It's my goal in life!Yuki: It's so unfair that I keep having to take abuse just because you can't meet your goals.Kyo: THAT CONDESCENDING ATTITUDE OF YOURS REALLY PISSES ME OFF!Yuki: And that revolting thought process of yours pisses me off.
*- Natsuki Takaya, Fruits Basket, Vol. 1


2. I don’t know the kind of person I’ll be tomorrow, but I’ll be able to look back on yesterday and ask “What was that guy’s problem?” The future is full of condescending jerks.
- Bauvard, Some Inspiration for the Overenthusiastic

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