Feeling or showing that something is unworthy of consideration: monetarist theory is dismissive of the need to control local spending his dismissive attitude towards women left him isolated
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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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- 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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