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Feeling or showing that something is unworthy of consideration.‘he is too dismissive of the importance of the industrialists’
contemptuous, disdainful, scornful, sneering, snide, scathing, disparaging, negative, unenthusiastic, offhand, perfunctorysniffy, snottydimissoryView synonyms
- ‘Miss Regan complained to the manager but said he was dismissive of her complaint and walked off while she was still talking to him.’
- ‘The same sort of dismissive attitude is evident in response to the latest findings.’
- ‘Such a dismissive and negative view of these two giants isn't fair, of course.’
- ‘And did you feel that your colleagues were being dismissive of you because of that?’
- ‘He was dismissive of his television work, saying it had paid the rent and bought the groceries, and was now behind him.’
- ‘I don't remember buying it, she said with a dismissive flick of the wrist.’
- ‘I think the dismissive way people have been dealt with is a disgrace.’
- ‘He is dismissive of the tyranny of email, pagers and mobile phones.’
- ‘Some of the regulars are dismissive and civilians don't view them with the same respect as they do the full-timers.’
- ‘The dismissive attitude was previously the star quality of the north.’
- ‘Yet overall, the summer school flaunted a dismissive attitude toward folk history.’
- ‘The sceptical scribe answered in the negative; Palmer was annoyed at the dismissive response.’
- ‘Both Dodge and Hollis were sceptical of the worth of intervention and dismissive towards the coalition.’
- ‘He denied the trust had been dismissive towards Mr Blackbird and his family.’
- ‘She is dismissive of talk that the island is any less deserving of public support than any other community in Scotland.’
- ‘Vivek says that some senior professors have been dismissive of their ideas.’
- ‘It's much easier to be hyperbolic, or dismissive, or to give up trying to make judgments and just stick to writing lists.’
- ‘Woodward, you can also gather, wouldn't have been so dismissive if England had been on the receiving end.’
- ‘I've been watching all this California stuff with a really dismissive attitude.’
- ‘I tried explaining my feud with the waiter, but Jennifer was dismissive.’
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