how to pronounce condescension


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condescension is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of condescension


  1. A patronizing attitude or behavior.
  2. The act of condescending; a manner of behaving toward others in an outwardly polite way that nevertheless implies one's own superiority to the others; patronizing courtesy toward inferiors.

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