Synonyms of condescending


1. condescend, act, move

usage: behave in a patronizing and condescending manner

2. condescend, deign, descend, act, move

usage: do something that one considers to be below one's dignity

3. condescend, stoop, lower oneself, act, move

usage: debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way; "I won't stoop to reading other people's mail"

4. patronize, patronise, condescend, interact

usage: treat condescendingly


1. arch, condescending, patronizing, patronising, superior (vs. inferior)

usage: (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension

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Definition and meaning of condescending (Dictionary)