condescend

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To treat someone as an inferior, to talk down to someone

Don’t condescend to me! I know this as well as you, if not better.

To come down from one's superior position; to deign (to do something)

Those who thought they were honoring me by condescending to address a few words to me. --F. W. Robinson.

To consent, agree

Can they think me so broken, so debased / With corporal servitude, that my mind ever / Will condescend to such absurd commands? --Milton.

To come down
to come down voluntarily to equal terms with inferiors
{v} to jield, submit, consent
To disregard superiority when engaging with others
To consent
do something that one considers to be below one's dignity behave in a patronizing and condescending manner
disapproval If you say that someone condescends to other people, you are showing your disapproval of the fact that they behave in a way which shows that they think they are superior to other people. Don't condescend to me
disapproval If someone condescends to do something, they agree to do it, but in a way which shows that they think they are better than other people and should not have to do it. When he condescended to speak, he contradicted himself three or four times in the space of half an hour
do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
treat condescendingly
{f} voluntarily lower oneself; patronize, act in a proud manner toward others
debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way; "I won't stoop to reading other people's mail"
To stoop or descend; to let one's self down; to submit; to waive the privilege of rank or dignity; to accommodate one's self to an inferior
To assume a tone of superiority when it is unjustified
behave in a patronizing and condescending manner
debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way; "I won't stoop to reading other people's mail" do something that one considers to be below one's dignity behave in a patronizing and condescending manner
condescending
Present participle of condescend
condescending
disapproval If you say that someone is condescending, you are showing your disapproval of the fact that they talk or behave in a way which shows that they think they are superior to other people. I'm fed up with your money and your whole condescending attitude. behaving as though you think you are better, more intelligent, or more important than other people - used to show disapproval
condescending
{a} submitting, obliging
condescendingly
{a} obligingly, civilly, kindly
condescended
past of condescend
condescending
{s} showing condescension; patronizing, haughty
condescending
Assuming a tone of superiority, or a patronizing attitude
condescending
(used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension
condescendingly
In a condescending manner
condescendingly
with condescension; in a patronizing manner; "he treats his secretary condescendingly"
condescendingly
with condescension; in a patronizing manner; "he treats his secretary condescendingly
condescendingly
in a haughty manner, pridefully, in a patronizing manner
condescends
third-person singular of condescend
condescend
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