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Definition of "condescension" []

  • The act of condescending or an instance of it. (noun)
  • Patronizingly superior behavior or attitude. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "condescension" in a sentence
  • "You may have noticed that elite condescension is one thing lots of folks dislike about the left!"
  • "And, really, your condescension is making you look ignorant."
  • "Your condescension is outweighed by your stupidity."