Definition of Condescendingness

1. Noun. Affability to your inferiors and temporary disregard for differences of position or rank. "The queen's condescension was intended to make us feel comfortable"

Exact synonyms: Condescension
Generic synonyms: Affability, Affableness, Amiability, Amiableness, Bonhomie, Geniality
Derivative terms: Condescending, Condescend



Definition of Condescendingness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being condescending. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Condescendingness

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1. The Preacher.. (1833)
"... yet the Saviour in the condescendingness of his regard would not put it from him, or discourage the simple and devoted affection from which it sprang. ..."

2. Hogan, M.P.: A Novel by May Laffan (1881)
"... bluish lines under them told of hard work and late hours. At the same time he had improved. A certain priggishness of look, a little condescendingness ..."

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