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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: condescension (0.01077 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to condescension.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: condescension condescension n 1: the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior [syn: superciliousness, disdainfulness] 2: a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient [syn: disdain, patronage] 3: affability to your inferiors and temporary disregard for differences of position or rank; “the queen's condescension was intended to make us feel comfortable” [syn: condescendingness]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Condescension Condescension \Con`de*scen"sion\, n. [L. condescensio.] The act of condescending; voluntary descent from one's rank or dignity in intercourse with an inferior; courtesy toward inferiors. [1913 Webster] It forbids pride . . . and commands humility, modesty, and condescension to others. --Tillotson. [1913 Webster] Such a dignity and condescension . . . as are suitable to a superior nature. --Addison. Syn: Complaisance; courtesy; affability. [1913 Webster]


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