showing or characterized by a patronizing or superior attitude toward others

I came across this word while reading You In America where the speaker says: “You wanted to feel disdain, to show it as you brought his order, because white people who liked Africa too much and who liked Africa too little were the same—condescending. ” This helps the reader understand that the speaker views the white people who spoke of Africa to have a sense of superiority or arrogance.

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