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condescending
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
treating others as inferior; or doing something considered beneath one's position or dignity
  • Jem condescended to take me to school the first day,
    p. 20.5
condescended = did something considered beneath one's position or dignity
  • The boy's condescension flashed to anger. "You try and make me, missus."
    p. 36.8
condescension = doing something considered beneath one's position or dignity

(editor's note:  The suffix "-sion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in admission from admit, discussion from discuss, and invasion from invade.)
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