toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

condescending
used in Not Without My Daughter

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
treating others as inferior; or doing something considered beneath one's position or dignity
  • There was a trace of condescension in Majid's voice, as if to say, you women especially you western women-will never understand how the world really works.
  • Mammal's manner was as obnoxious and condescending as ever, but he nevertheless seemed to assume that I was thrilled with his presence.
  • He smiled at us with fatherly condescension; his pockets were lined with my pearls.

There are no more uses of "condescending" in Not Without My Daughter.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®