1. the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior

    Synonyms : disdainfulness, superciliousness
    Type Of : lordliness, haughtiness, hauteur, high-handedness, arrogance
  2. a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

    Synonyms : disdain, patronage
    Type Of : disparagement, depreciation, derogation
  3. affability to your inferiors and temporary disregard for differences of position or rank

    Synonyms : condescendingness
    Type Of : amiableness, bonhomie, affability, affableness, amiability, geniality
    Examples :
    • the queen's condescension was intended to make us feel comfortable


  1. of or being or relating to or involving cognition

    Examples :
    • cognitive psychology
    • cognitive style


  1. mix together different elements

    Synonyms : blend, coalesce, combine, conflate, flux, fuse, immix, meld, merge, mix
    Type Of : change integrity
  2. mix or blend

    Type Of : blend, immingle, intermingle, intermix
    Examples :
    • His book commingles sarcasm and sadness


  1. the closing section of a musical composition

    Synonyms : finale
    Type Of : conclusion, end, ending, closing, close


  1. a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

    Synonyms : argot, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular
    Type Of : non-standard speech
  2. heel over

    Synonyms : cant over, pitch, slant, tilt
    Type Of : move
  3. stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition

    Synonyms : buzzword
    Type Of : hokum, nonsense, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, bunk
  4. insincere talk about religion or morals

    Synonyms : pious platitude
    Type Of : talking, talk
  5. two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees

    Synonyms : bevel, chamfer
    Type Of : edge
  6. a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force

    Synonyms : bank, camber
    Type Of : incline, side, slope


  1. acting with a specific goal

    Synonyms : calculating, calculative, scheming, shrewd
  2. acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end

    Synonyms : collusive


  1. (ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers

    Type Of : warrior


  1. easily irritated or annoyed

    Synonyms : fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peckish, peevish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, techy, testy, tetchy
  2. (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

    Synonyms : crank, tender, tippy


  1. fear resulting from the awareness of danger

    Synonyms : alarm, dismay
    Type Of : fear, fearfulness, fright


  1. give evidence for

    Synonyms : validate
    Type Of : reassert, confirm
  2. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

    Synonyms : affirm, confirm, substantiate, support, sustain
  3. support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm

    Synonyms : bear out, support, underpin
    Type Of : gibe, check, correspond, fit, agree, jibe, match, tally