Definition of condescension:
scorn, deigning, condescendence, snobbery, respect, despite, clientele, superciliousness, attitude, backing, patronization, disdain, arrogance, trade, business, egotism, condescendingness, superiority, patronage, contempt, disdainfulness, rise, championship, backup, self-importance.
" The time shall come- it may not be so very far distant, Miss Romeyn- when it will be no condescension on your part to speak to me," said Haldane loftily, ignoring all that related to Mrs. Arnot and his mother, even if he heard it.- "A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century", E. P. Roe.
- "Robert Louis Stevenson a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial", Alexander H. Japp.
She had been, in her own reserved fashion, gracious to him, and Leland did not in the least resent the fact that there was in all she said a suggestion of condescension that he surmised was unconscious.- "By Right of Purchase", Harold Bindloss.