Definition of dismissive in English:

dismissive

Syllabification: dis·mis·sive
Pronunciation: /disˈmisiv
 
/

adjective

Feeling or showing that something is unworthy of consideration: he is too dismissive of the importance of the industrialists
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  • The same sort of dismissive attitude is evident in response to the latest findings.
  • 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.
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dismissively

adverb
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  • It would be hard to imagine a contemporary crime writer referring so dismissively to their audience.
  • Asked to reveal more of the owner, she says dismissively, ‘Oh, I think he's something in buying and selling.’
  • ‘I don't know where this stuff comes from, it's nonsense, nonsense,’ he says dismissively.

dismissiveness

noun
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  • And while I've been quite vocal in my dismissiveness about graphic design's power to save the world, I briefly found renewed hope yesterday in this feisty, if frustrating campaign season.
  • But I do think that the fascination, condemnation, and dismissiveness of a lot of the talk about it speaks to the misogyny of our culture.
  • ‘What I see is a familiar pattern of awareness, but also dismissiveness,’ he says.

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