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

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  1. condescensionnoun


  2. condescensionnoun

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


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. condescensionnoun

    haughtiness, arrogance, pride, superciliousness, disdain, scorn

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 2 votes

  1. condescension, superciliousness, disdainfulnessnoun

    the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior

    superciliousness, disdainfulness, condescendingness, disdain, patronage

  2. condescension, disdain, patronagenoun

    a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

    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"

    superciliousness, disdainfulness, condescendingness, disdain, patronage

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. condescensionnoun

    submission, humiliation

  2. condescensionnoun

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

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  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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