What is another word for patronisingly?

Pronunciation: [pˈatɹənˌa͡ɪzɪŋlɪ] (IPA)

"Patronisingly" can be replaced with several other words depending on the context. One synonym that comes to mind is "condescendingly" which also refers to a tone or behavior that shows superiority. Another term that can be used is "arrogantly" which refers to behavior characterized by a sense of superiority or self-importance. A similar term is "haughtily" which means to act in a superior and disdainful manner. "Dismissively" can also be used to describe a tone or behavior that suggests disregard for someone or something. Finally, "superiorly" is another synonym that can be used in a patronisingly context to indicate a tone or behavior that shows superiority or condescension.

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Usage examples for Patronisingly

"I think you're absorbing," Peter said, a little patronisingly perhaps.
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole
"Thank you very much," Lilly replied patronisingly.
"The Song of Songs"
Hermann Sudermann
The pictures of famous actors smiled down on her patronisingly from the walls, and she was reminded of the connection between cleanliness of person and purity of conscience as she made her toilette.
"The Song of Songs"
Hermann Sudermann

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