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uncondescending

Definitions

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  • adj. Not condescending; free of condescension

Etymologies

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un- +‎ condescending

Examples

  • What blazes through each page is French's absolute and uncondescending engagement with India.

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  • His regard for their magazines was considerate, focused, uncondescending.

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  • This 84-minute black-and-white film is harrowing and at times weirdly funny -- a portrait of the down and out that is strikingly honest, uncondescending and unsentimental.

    Any Given Sundance

  • A series of scenic vignettes, all shot in and around the northern village of Lanna, the film harbors an obvious nostalgia for a simpler time, but it never exoticizes the hard agrarian life; the filmmaker's rapt, uncondescending eye keeps sentimentality at bay.

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  • There was a flavor of this in tuba player Zach Spellman's interactions with the kids, which was both over the top and completely uncondescending.

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  • The company's productions are models of uncondescending theatrical populism, reaching out to contemporary audiences without watering down Shakespeare beyond recognition.

    Happiness on the Hudson

  • Like the best of Hallstrom's films, "My Life as a Dog" and "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," it has a fresh, uncondescending appreciation of the lives of people far outside the mainstream.

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  • After David roundly trounced Monk in chess (and I was so impressed with Monk's grace in losing, as well as David's unrelenting and uncondescending rapport.)

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  • Scott has been the first great genius -- Fielding alone excepted -- who invited our thorough and uncondescending sympathy to the wide mass of the human family -- who has _stricken_ (for in this artificial world it requires an effort) into our hearts a love and a respect for those chosen from the people.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 20, No. 569, October 6, 1832

  • Emerging to the street, penniless, he bent a fascinated and dramatic gaze upon his reflection in the drug-store window, and then, as he turned his back upon the alluring image, his expression altered to one of lofty and uncondescending amusement.

    Seventeen

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  • A vowel followed by 2 consonants, repeated 4 more times.

    November 27, 2011