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Adjective
Assuming a tone of superiority, or a patronizing attitude
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“He evaluates the host culture from his own perspective and approaches it with a condescending or even contemptuous attitude.”
Adjective
Showing or feeling strong dislike or disrespect
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Characterized by a pompous air of infallibility
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Characterized by exaggerated or affected politeness, refinement, or respectability
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Present participle for do something in such a way as to emphasize that one clearly regards it as below one's dignity or level of importance
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Present participle for to show that one feels superior in a patronizing manner
“Like Jennifer Tilly, Brad doesn't condescend to the material, as many actors might; he treats the character very seriously.”
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Present participle for to behave in a way that is perceived as unworthy or debased
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