condescending


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(used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension

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But when people say, 'You're beautiful,' I find it a little condescending.
MIAMI -- Justin Bieber claimed after a shaky sobriety test in Florida that he was suffering from a hairline fracture in his right foot and made condescending comments to officers, according to a Miami Beach police document released Tuesday.
MIAMI (AP) -- Justin Bieber claimed after a sobriety test in Florida that he was suffering from a hairline fracture in his right foot and made condescending comments to officers, according to a Miami Beach police document released Tuesday.
But how do we accomplish this at scale without condescending to our communities?
Who wouldn't want to be subjected to your patronising, pompous and condescending remarks?
I spoke to Widnes coach Denis Betts after the final whistle and, without being condescending, told him they had a real dig.
Summary: European correspondents reporting from Israel are depicted as stupid and condescending in video spoofs on a new government website.
The smug utterances from politicians, merely prove just how out of touch with the real world these hypocritical, condescending parasites are.
IC says: Truth is that Moyes will end up in a top job at some stage - and if that sounds condescending then sorry, Blues fans.
I'd like to say it's good to see her back, and I suppose her bossy, condescending attitude can make good television.
Dear Editor, To hear politicians' condescending attitude to knife crime is not only insulting to the victims of knife crime but extremely distressing for the mourning families who have become nothing more than government statistics .
Author Tony Robles authored the politically incorrect Joey Gonzalez, Great American, a book depicting a third-grader's dream of succeeding without special preferences and any condescending attitude toward Hispanics displayed by a teacher.
I have heard a few stories lately of Government workers in housing, council tax offices and social security offices being condescending and rude to the general public.
These examples suggest that freedwomen's resistance to the most condescending and exploitative efforts of the freedmen's aid movement played an important role in shaping the dynamics of Reconstruction.
Stan Fortuna of New York, has a beat with a downward deflection that is condescending in nature; apart from its profane lyrics it retains essential rhythmic elements of bragging (braggadocio), ritualized insult, and toasting oneself.