What is a patronizing?
: showing or characterized by a superior attitude towards others : marked by condescension patronizing comments No more endearing is his patronizing jocularity …—
What is it called when you downplay something?
verb. ( ˈdaʊnˌpleɪ) Represent as less significant or important. Synonyms. minimise trivialise inform minimize understate trivialize.
What part of speech is seriously?
How do you describe seriousness?
Seriousness is a quality of being calmly intent, or serious. Your seriousness will serve you well when you’re studying for an important test. The noun seriousness comes from an adjective, serious, with a Latin root, serius, which means “weighty, important, or grave.”
How do you make someone feel less important?
- play down. phrasal verb. to try to make a problem or difficult situation seem less important than it is.
- minimize. verb. to make something seem much less important than it really is.
- downplay. verb.
- trivialize. verb.
- understate. verb.
- downgrade. verb.
- eclipse. verb.
- lessen. verb.
What does it mean to not take someone seriously?
The first means that you can’t think back about him with anger; the second means that you can’t think of a time when he was angry. https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/298136/why-is-it-to-take-someone-seriously-and-not-to-take-someone-serious/6.
What does unanimously mean?
1 : formed with or indicating unanimity : having the agreement and consent of all. 2 : being of one mind : agreeing.
Why is brevity important in writing?
When you write with brevity, you make your points quickly and shrewdly. You don’t waste words and, in doing so, you don’t waste a person’s time. An employer or hiring manager, for instance, then sees you as sharp and courteous.
What does fastened mean?
to attach firmly or securely in place; fix securely to something else. to make secure, as an article of dress with buttons, clasps, etc., or a door with a lock, bolt, etc. to enclose securely, as a person or an animal (usually followed by in): to fasten a monkey in a cage.
What’s another word for taken seriously?
What is another word for taken seriously?
|taken into consideration||allowed for|
|born in mind||taken cognizance of|
What word class is seriously?
Adverb. seriously (BADLY) seriously (NOT JOKING)
What does terseness mean?
the use of few words to say something, sometimes in a way that seems rude or unfriendly: He answered with uncharacteristic terseness, “Yes, to both.” See. terse. More examples.
What is short for seriously?
The definition of srsly is a shortened form of seriously, meaning truly or really.
What word is seriously?
1 : in a sincere manner : earnestly speaking seriously. 2 : to a serious extent : severely, extremely seriously injured.
What does vouch mean?
to supply supporting evidence