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Synonyms and Antonyms of condescend

  1. 1 to descend to a level that is beneath one's dignity <I will not condescend to answer the sore loser's charge that I cheated in order to win the race> Synonyms deign, stoop Related Words abase, debase, degrade, demean, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, humble, humiliate, lower, shame Near Antonyms rise

  2. 2 to assume or treat with an air of superiority <wealthy people who tend to be condescending toward their poor relations> Synonyms lord (it over), patronize, talk down (to) Related Words cold-shoulder, cut, high-hat, slight, snub; queen (it over)

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