condescendingly condescendingly


  • (adv) with condescension; in a patronizing manner



  • Millennials: Entitled Or Enlightened?

    I walked out of a restaurant mid-meal once because I was getting horrible service. Not a huge deal, but it happens in even the best places. However, this time when I complained to the manager on my way out, rather than apologizing for the bad experience, he told me rather condescendingly that I was acting entitled. No, really.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. "Somebody asked me a question about 'Do you think comic book movies get a bad rap?'" Cage said. "And someone mentioned to me that there was a blurb in Entertainment Weekly -- very condescendingly -- 'We get a kick out of watching Academy...
    on Feb 12, 2007 By: Nicolas Cage Source: comic Book Resources

  2. "He thinks he has a magic wand and that all of a sudden the Chinese will smile condescendingly and say: 'Yes, Mr President', and things will move forward. I don't think so," Daniel Cohn-Bendit, a Green European lawmaker, told website
    on Aug 7, 2008 By: Daniel Cohn-Bendit Source: Reuters UK

  3. Conservative syndicated columnist Michelle Malkin wrote on March 10 that "members of the anti-military mob shouted condescendingly at our volunteer soldiers......the same ilk that purport to care so much about the troops not having enough armor and...
    on Mar 21, 2007 By: Michelle Malkin Source: The Nation.

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