What does brush aside mean?

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brush aside

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignoreverb

    bar from attention or consideration

    "She dismissed his advances"

Wiktionary

  1. brush asideverb

    To disregard, dismiss or ignore something, as unimportant.

  2. brush asideverb

    To defeat with ease.

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  1. brush aside

    To brush aside means to dismiss or disregard something or someone without giving much consideration. It could refer to discrediting an idea, a complaint, or a concern as unimportant or irrelevant, or ignoring someone's need, opinion or presence. It often implies a certain level of disrespect or lack of interest.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brush aside in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brush aside in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of brush aside in a Sentence

  1. Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    I know that many have doubts and concerns about whether this road will be successful, about whether Greece will have the strength to take it in the long term, and no one can brush aside these concerns, but I am firmly convinced of one thing: we would be grossly negligent, even irresponsible, if we did not at least try this road.

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