condescend


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patronize

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deign

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to descend to a level considered inappropriate to one's dignity

to treat in a superciliously indulgent manner

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behave in a patronizing and condescending manner

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do something that one considers to be below one's dignity

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debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way

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treat condescendingly

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In the last scene, when the Emperor of Tartary gets up into a cart and condescends to bless the united lovers by hovering over them with the Union Jack, his eyelashes are moistened with emotion.
Not only that he can't even condescend to reply to my letter dated March, 24 when I pointed this out.
Regular readers of CTR are aware of our editorial stance that, in information technology, applications are king and will not condescend to any lesser role.
Surely, the greater surprise is that a government which for the last 10 years has been so adept in representing the interests of those living within the M25 and north of the border should condescend to actually having one minister from the West Midlands.
That means you can t condescend to your reader about how the real meaning of pride is an adorable and eccentric boyfriend, a cabin in the Poconos, and an adopted child (and a six-figure salary to support all three).
If there is anything truly controversial contained in Ratliffs poker-faced documentary, it is that he refuses to condescend or otherwise show his hand: Trinity church members can look at the film and feel as if they've been represented, even honored.
Yet her work does not condescend to those who imbibe TV culture: there is empathy and at times a shared pleasure.
Don't condescend to me,'' the man recalls Sorrells saying.
The groups launched campaigns to remove the term from state and company forms, as they found that not only it condescends women but also does it bolster male machismo because it originates from the word 'virgin'.
Putumayo's latest offering hopscotches from the Caribbean to Europe, Africa, the Americas and the South Pacific in a diverse offering of reggae music that never condescends.
The review of What It Means was condescending (and one condescends to a writer like Charles Murray at one's peril) and full of passages dismissing libertarian thought as the stuff of college late-night bull sessions, "fringe elements and half-baked ideas," with a passing swipe at REASON as soft on polygamy.