Even though John's tone of voice was kind, Alice felt patronized when he pointed out her spelling mistake.
- An example of patronized is a boss using condescending tones while helping a worker understand the copy machine.
- An example of patronized is having bought a pizza at the same restaurant for years.
Patronized is defined as you put someone down even while being kind, or to be a customer of a business.
- simple past tense and past participle of patronize