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Definition of "condescendingness" [condescendingness]

  • The state or quality of being condescending. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "condescendingness" in a sentence
  • "One finds the same complacency, the same condescendingness, in a far higher degree in the essays of Mr. A.C. Benson."
  • "He achieves too much of a pulpit complacency -- therefore of condescendingness -- therefore of falseness to the deep intimacy of good literature -- when he begins to moralize about time and the universe."