A logarithmic scale ranging from 1-10 used to measure the degree to which the speaker patronizes his conversational partner through choice of words, posture
, tone of voice or tone of text
. Frequently used as an indicator to describe the sociolinguistical respectively socioanthropological phenomenon of communication through speech and reception thereof by means of pseudoscience
was disgustingly sympathetic; clearly a ten on the Mehresgrill-Spectrum
! Nodding all the time as if to say 'I accept you anyway. Let us try and find a solution together'"