Of these popular perceptions, institutional leaders were dismissive, unconcerned, or unsure.
Impatient and dismissive, punctuated by forced, faked little laughs and peevish demands for more airtime.
Goodwin insists there was no quid pro quo and dismisses those who are dismissive of his short time in the Senate.
Klein is simultaneously not only cynical about political leaders, but dismissive of them.
After 9/11, Bush was more Cheney than Condi: aggressively unilateral, dismissive of diplomacy, eager to use force.
Much of the media and most Democrats are dismissive of what is truly a grassroots movement.
Not everyone has been quite so dismissive of “exploited” “victims.”
Mike is dismissive of corporate websites that sell pre-packaged survival kits.
Obama also said, “There have been times where America has shown arrogance and been dismissive.”
Edna bent her head with a dismissive nod, and continued her frivolous conversation with the Count.