condescendingly
adverb see condescending

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Condescendingly — Con de*scend ing*ly, adv. In a condescending manner. Atterbury. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • condescendingly — condescending ► ADJECTIVE ▪ feeling or showing a patronizing attitude. DERIVATIVES condescendingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • condescendingly — adverb with condescension; in a patronizing manner he treats his secretary condescendingly • Syn: ↑patronizingly, ↑patronisingly • Derived from adjective: ↑patronising (for: ↑patronisingly), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • condescendingly — See condescending. * * * …   Universalium

  • condescendingly — adverb /kɒn.dɪˈsen.dɪŋ.li/ In a condescending manner …   Wiktionary

  • condescendingly — adv. in a haughty manner, pridefully, in a patronizing manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • condescendingly — See: condescending …   English dictionary

  • condescendingly adv — Take the prisoner downstairs, Tom said condescendingly …   English expressions

  • condescending — condescendingly, adv. /kon deuh sen ding/, adj. showing or implying a usually patronizing descent from dignity or superiority: They resented the older neighbors condescending cordiality. [1630 40; CONDESCEND + ING2] Syn. patronizing, disdainful,… …   Universalium

  • descend v — condescendingly adv …   English expressions

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