condescending

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɔn.dɪ.sɛnd.ɪŋ/, /ˈkɔnˌdi.sɛnd.ɪŋ/`
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Adjective[edit]

condescending (comparative more condescending, superlative most condescending)

  1. Assuming a tone of superiority, or a patronizing attitude.
    Quit talking to me in that condescending tone! You always treat me like a child – ugh!

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Verb[edit]

condescending

  1. Present participle of condescend.