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    condescension

    condescension - Dictionary definition and meaning for word condescension

    Definition
    (noun) the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior Definition
    (noun) a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
    Synonyms : disdain , patronage
    Definition
    (noun) affability to your inferiors and temporary disregard for differences of position or rank
    Synonyms : condescendingness
    Example Sentence
    • the queen's condescension was intended to make us feel comfortable
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for condescension

conDESCEND--to come down to smaller position

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