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condescending
used in A Christmas Carol

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Definition
treating others as inferior; or doing something considered beneath one's position or dignity
  • and in the hall appeared the schoolmaster himself, who glared on Master Scrooge with a ferocious condescension,
    2 — The First of the Three Spirits (46% in)
condescension = a manner that treats others as inferiors

(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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