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condescending
used in The Scarlet Letter

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treating others as inferior; or doing something considered beneath one's position or dignity
  • With an easy condescension, and kind forbearance towards our stupidity—which, to his order of mind, must have seemed little short of crime—would he forth-with, by the merest touch of his finger, make the incomprehensible as clear as daylight.
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