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condescending
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
treating others as inferior; or doing something considered beneath one's position or dignity
  • The equality between her and me was real; not the mere result of condescension on her part: so much the better — my position was all the freer.
    Chapter 11 (51% in)
  • He had deigned an explanation, almost an apology, and I did not feel insensible to his condescension, and would not seem so.
    Chapter 14 (45% in)

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