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condescending
used in 1776

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Definition
treating others as inferior; or doing something considered beneath one's position or dignity
  • I dread the consequences of this dissimilitude of character, and without the utmost caution on both sides, and the most considerate forbearance with one another and prudent condescension on both sides, they will certainly be fatal.
    p. 57.9

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