Patronise – To treat someone with kindness while betraying feelings of superiority
The patterns made by her eyes (Patronise) were strange. The people asked her if she was OK which was kind, but they were really looking down upon her.
Examples of patronise in a sentence
I wish he wouldn't keep calling me 'dear' - it's so patronising!
And more than half the women interviewed hate the label housewife because it sounds so patronising.
It was, therefore, a shock to face such hostile and patronising attitudes when I arrived.