[kon-duh-sen-shuh n] /ˌkɒn dəˈsɛn ʃən/

an act or instance of .
behavior that is patronizing or .
voluntary assumption of equality with a person regarded as inferior.
the act or an instance of behaving in a patronizing way

1640s, from Late Latin condescensionem, noun of action from past participle stem of condescendere (see condescend).

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