Usage examples for condescending

  1. Very commonplace girls, whom she had treated with condescending kindness, married her own former admirers: she was no longer wooed. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  2. But if that does not satisfy you, of course you must inquire of chairs and tables, said Miss Phillips, with a condescending irony, which she thought very cutting. – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence