the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
affability to your inferiors and temporary disregard for differences of position or rank;
"the queen's condescension was intended to make us feel comfortable"
- He smiled with jovial condescension.
- She detected a note of condescension in the friendliest advances.
- If he had, it would have been an act of condescension .
- condescend 屈尊
I had come..to prove in a thousand condescensions that I was no sharer in the prejudice of race.出自： R. L. Stevenson
I had never been spontaneously approached by a publisher before and such condescension rather turned my head.出自： I. Murdoch