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used in The Poisonwood Bible

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treating others as inferior; or doing something considered beneath one's position or dignity
  • But I couldn't stand the condescension.
    Book 5 — Exodus (70% 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.)
  • Exploitive and condescending, in the name of steering her clear of the moral decline inevitable to her nature.
    Book 5 — Exodus (59% in)

There are no more uses of "condescending" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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