What is another word for patronizing?

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Adjective
Apparently kind or helpful but betraying a feeling of superiority
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“We both occasionally experienced patronizing attitudes from staff.”
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Conceited or confident in a bold or cheeky way
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Causing someone to lose their dignity and the respect of others
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Excessively protective, wanting to give too much protection (especially to children)
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Characterized by exaggerated or affected politeness, refinement, or respectability
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Condescension
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A patronizing or condescending manner
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Exploiting someone for one's personal gain
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Present participle for treat in a way that is apparently kind or helpful but that betrays a feeling of superiority
“She was determined not to be put down or patronized.”
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Present participle for to publicly support or recommend
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“Members create, finance and patronize the cooperative.”
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Present participle for do business at an establishment
“If employees don't patronize the stores, then it's difficult to see how they can expect customers to do so.”
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Present participle for to be a regular patron or visitor of
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Present participle for finance
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Present participle for to try to win the friendship or favor of (someone)
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Present participle for to condescend to give (something)
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Present participle for to buy or procure by payment
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Present participle for to attend, or be present at a given place or location
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Present participle for to commit someone or something to one's care
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(of a newspaper or periodical) Present participle for to be a subscriber to
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