Condescending meaning

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The definition of condescending is acting in a way that shows a superior attitude.

An example of condescending is a parent who speaks to her grown child as if he were still a toddler.

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Displaying a patronizingly superior attitude.
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Assuming a tone of superiority, or a patronizing attitude.

Quit talking to me in that condescending tone! You always treat me like a child – ugh!

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Showing condescension; esp., patronizing.
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Present participle of condescend.
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