They seem very mean and condescending towards the characters.
Instead, says Jamelle Bouie, he was condescending and intellectually dishonest.
“Patronizing, condescending, insufferable,” Fox talking head Charles Krauthammer said of Obama.
Cruz is more arrogant, having alienated even some Republican senators with his condescending put-downs.
For his part, Newt Gingrich has clearly been honing his persona as condescending, arch, snide Big Thinker.
And turn by turn he addressed them all, with a kindly, condescending dignity, in French and Italian.
condescending, pardoning, and active love, is its proper meaning.
The reigning duke was then a boy; his two sisters, charming young women, were most gracious and condescending.
It is a condescending, patronising kind of manner, as if—yes, that is it!
I thought we were bound to acknowledge that our God still reigned in Israel, and was condescending to speak to his people.
1707, present participle adjective from condescend. Originally in a positive sense (of God, the Savior, etc.) until late 18c. Related: Condescendingly (1650s).
mid-14c., "to yield deferentially," from Old French condescendere (14c.) "to agree, consent, give in, yield," from Late Latin condescendere "to let oneself down," from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + descendere "descend" (see descend). Sense of "to sink willingly to equal terms with inferiors" is from mid-15c.