patronizingly


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with condescension

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"Our human compassion binds us the one to the other - not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future."
"Like the Jews say, the Palestinians never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity," Toni tells Yasser patronizingly. And while Israel is not part of this film, in some ways it is everywhere--the reason Palestinians are in Lebanon in the first place, a way to slander an enemy and even the insult of the film's title is centered around a famous Israeli general.
When US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley patronizingly ticks off the Palestinian president for rejecting the theft of Jerusalem, this insults the dignity of all Palestinians.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke patronizingly at the 75th anniversary of a newspaper in Chennai recently, observing that the Press should serve the public interest.
Teens will particularly appreciate how the adults never speak patronizingly to the young investigator.
Unlike Bing Crosby's Father O'Malley, the priest at the penitentiary is unable to patronizingly order Prejean to do what is best for her (as much as he may wish it otherwise).
"It is common to think of our own time as standing at the apex of civilization from which the deficiencies of preceding ages may patronizingly be viewed in the light of what is assumed to be progress.
"I felt like a rock star." However, "month after month there was no sign of pay--instead, the schools and the Ministry of Education threw more and more random paperwork at me while I was patronizingly told to be patienta[bar].
The book poignantly depicts how indigenous craftspeople are patronizingly glorified by Mexico's cultural institutions and mass media as conveyors of "authentic Mexico," but are allowed no say in setting the criteria by which the quality of their work is evaluated and, therefore, no say in pricing their products for domestic and international markets.
The same Alsop, whose reporting on the Vietnam War relied almost entirely upon senior officials in Washington and Saigon, patronizingly corrected a 14-month veteran of ground combat operations, the highly regarded John Vann, on his firsthand observations of the war's failures.
Although Alex Ross does discuss the impact of the First World War in his deservedly praised The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century (2007), he ignores operetta, never mentions Kalman, only cites Oscar Straus for a remark he made about Alban Berg, and writes, rather patronizingly, that at the Austrian premiere of Richard Strauss's Salome, in 1906, Johann Strauss II's widow, in attendance, "represented old Vienna." Did Ross think operetta dismissible because of its popularity or its status as light music?
"The Tribe" is not for the weak hearted, nor is it for those who might hold patronizingly reductive assumptions about people with disabilities.
The present government should recall Mrs Bandaranaike's words that she was much concerned with safeguarding Sri Lanka's interests by being conscious of the sensitivities of the people of the whole island and should not permit a lapse to take place through default or negligence, or being complacent with sweet-sounding words of Premier Manamohan Singh, who not so long ago promised former President Chandrika Kumaratunga, almost patronizingly, that India would look after Sri Lanka's interest, but was seen within almost a week going to officially inaugurate the Sethu Samudra project.
But Grutsch McKinney's speculation reminds me, uncomfortably, of the many times I have dismissed an idea from a newcomer, sweetly, and patronizingly, because I know better from long experience that idea--whatever it is--has been tried and can't possibly work.