how to pronounce condescending

/ˌkɑːndɪˈsɛndɪŋ/

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condescending is pronounced in four syllables

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kɑːndɪsɛndɪŋ

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An example use of condescending in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… colonizing and condescending not long …”

meanings of condescending

adjective:

  1. Assuming a tone of superiority, or a patronizing attitude.

verb:

  1. Present participle of condescend.

words with pronunciation similar to condescending

condescenddescending

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