condescendingness


condescendingness
con·de·scend·ing·ness

English syllables. 2014.

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  • condescendingness — noun The state or quality of being condescending …   Wiktionary

  • condescendingness — noun affability to your inferiors and temporary disregard for differences of position or rank the queen s condescension was intended to make us feel comfortable • Syn: ↑condescension • Derivationally related forms: ↑condescending, ↑condescend… …   Useful english dictionary

  • affability — noun a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to) • Syn: ↑affableness, ↑amiability, ↑amiableness, ↑bonhomie, ↑geniality • Derivationally related forms: ↑genial (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • affableness — noun a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to) • Syn: ↑affability, ↑amiability, ↑amiableness, ↑bonhomie, ↑geniality • Derivationally related forms: ↑genial (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • amiability — noun 1. a cheerful and agreeable mood • Syn: ↑good humor, ↑good humour, ↑good temper • Ant: ↑ill humor (for: ↑good humor) • Derivationally related …   Useful english dictionary

  • amiableness — noun a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to) • Syn: ↑affability, ↑affableness, ↑amiability, ↑bonhomie, ↑geniality • Derivationally related forms: ↑genial (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • condescending — adjective (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑arch, ↑patronizing, ↑patronising • Similar to: ↑superior • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • geniality — noun a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to) • Syn: ↑affability, ↑affableness, ↑amiability, ↑amiableness, ↑bonhomie • Derivationally related forms: ↑genial, ↑amiable ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • patronising — adjective (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension • Syn: ↑arch, ↑condescending, ↑patronizing • Similar to: ↑superior • Derivationally related forms: ↑condescendingness …   Useful english dictionary

  • patronizing — adjective (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension (Freq. 2) • Syn: ↑arch, ↑condescending, ↑patronising • Similar to: ↑superior • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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