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unpatronizingly

Definitions

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  • adv. In an unpatronizing manner.

Etymologies

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unpatronizing +‎ -ly

Examples

  • One of my bestest friends in the world married an Episcopal priest named Cathie, and while I'm an asshole's agnostic, I adore her unpatronizingly, and the stunning influence she's had on Chip's life.

    jeremiah was a bullyfrog

  • His wife was awake, her face sallow and lifeless in the morning light, but now he did not compare her with Tanis; she was not merely A Woman, to be contrasted with other women, but his own self, and though he might criticize her and nag her, it was only as he might criticize and nag himself, interestedly, unpatronizingly, without the expectation of changing—or any real desire to change—the eternal essence.

    Chapter 33

  • His wife was awake, her face sallow and lifeless in the morning light, but now he did not compare her with Tanis; she was not merely A Woman, to be contrasted with other women, but his own self, and though he might criticize her and nag her, it was only as he might criticize and nag himself, interestedly, unpatronizingly, without the expectation of changing — or any real desire to change — the eternal essence.

    Babbit

  • His wife was awake, her face sallow and lifeless in the morning light, but now he did not compare her with Tanis; she was not merely A Woman, to be contrasted with other women, but his own self, and though he might criticize her and nag her, it was only as he might criticize and nag himself, interestedly, unpatronizingly, without the expectation of changing -- or any real desire to change -- the eternal essence.

    Babbitt

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