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Synonyms for condescension
ˌkɒn dəˈsɛn ʃəncon·de·scen·sion

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Wiktionary

  1. condescensionnoun

    Synonyms:
    condescendence

  2. condescensionnoun

    The act of condescending; voluntary descent from one's rank or dignity in intercourse with an inferior; courtesy toward inferiors.

    Synonyms:
    condescendence

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. condescensionnoun

    Antonyms:
    haughtiness, arrogance, pride, superciliousness, disdain, scorn

Princeton's WordNet

  1. condescension, superciliousness, disdainfulnessnoun

    the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior

    Synonyms:
    superciliousness, disdainfulness, condescendingness, disdain, patronage

  2. condescension, disdain, patronagenoun

    a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

    Synonyms:
    trade, clientele, patronage, business, backup, backing, superciliousness, scorn, condescendingness, contempt, disdainfulness, championship, disdain, despite

  3. condescension, condescendingnessnoun

    affability to your inferiors and temporary disregard for differences of position or rank

    "the queen's condescension was intended to make us feel comfortable"

    Synonyms:
    superciliousness, disdainfulness, condescendingness, disdain, patronage

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. condescensionnoun

    Synonyms:
    submission, humiliation

  2. condescensionnoun

    Synonyms:
    deference, courtesy, obeisance, homage, reverence, civility, politeness, affability

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How to use condescension in a sentence?

  1. Speaker Pelosi:

    We have been for the $ 600 [ expanded unemployment benefit ]. They have a $ 200 proposal, which does not meet the needs of Americas working families, and its a condescension, quite frankly, because theyre saying, really dont need it ; theyre just staying home because they make more money at $ 600.

  2. Charles Krauthammer:

    To me, he was being sarcastic, this is a way of dissing or sort of showing condescension.

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