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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dismissiveadjective

    showing indifference or disregard

    "a dismissive shrug"; "the firm is dismissive of the competitor's product"; "'chronic fatigue syndrome' was known by the dismissive term 'housewife syndrome'"

  2. dismissiveadjective

    stopping to associate with

    "they took dismissive action after the third violation"

Wiktionary

  1. dismissiveadjective

    Showing disregard, indicating rejection, serving to dismiss.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dismissiveadjective

    giving dismission

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dismissive in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dismissive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of dismissive in a Sentence

  1. Dan Newman:

    She's viewed as thorough, thoughtful, and as close to non-partisan on the issue of national security as is possible in today's politically polarized environment, if it was a different Democrat, it would be easier for some to be dismissive of the questions she's raising, but she's built significant credibility as a trusted voice on national security, so she has to be taken seriously. She's raising two critical issues which will define our debate about torture in the coming months: does it make us safer, and is it something we accept as consistent with our nation's moral code?

  2. Nimra Azmi:

    The detainees are frustrated, rightfully so, that something as simple as being able to get meals that are edible for them and religiously compliant for them are not being attended to, i think that they particularly feel that they're just being ignored, that ICE is being dismissive, that nobody cares.

  3. Alyssa Milano:

    It's sad that Vice President Mike Pence is so dismissive of the American lives lost in Las Vegas, Sutherland Springs, and Parkland — not to mention the thousands of people killed every month by gun violence.

  4. Greg Guma:

    Bernie is modulating his temperament. He is a brusque person who has a tendency to be dismissive, but he is accentuating the winning side of his personality, he is trying to convince people that he is a candidate with mass appeal.

  5. Laura Tremaine:

    Being specific about our physical ailments — instead of vague and dismissive — can actually deepen relationships and help us all feel less isolated in this process.

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