2/13/15

Condescension

Condescension

disdain; looking down upon; lofty;

acting superior and treating another with contempt.

She had a tone of condescension in her voice. She made him feel inferior.

Memory trick: Condemn and cause apprehension.

Used at work:

The salesperson had an air of condescension. I did not buy from him.




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