- dis·mis·sive·ly, adverb
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How to use dismissive in a sentence
She found Martinez’s response “dismissive” and accused the court system of mishandling her complaint, according to a brief filed last week.Comments on body parts. Questions about pregnancy. Court filing alleges ongoing harassment in judiciary. | Ann Marimow | August 26, 2021 | Washington Post
It’s impossible to watch any recent Olympics in a crowd in China without hearing a dismissive comparison to Beijing 2008.China is applying industrial policy to winning gold at the Winter Olympics | Daniel Rechtschaffen | August 22, 2021 | Quartz
This means that there’s no one solution, so offering one can feel minimizing or dismissive toward the feelings and experiences of a person suffering from this condition.How to support people feeling anxious as pandemic restrictions lift | Sandra Gutierrez | July 7, 2021 | Popular-Science
For the third time since the Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, the Supreme Court rejected a call for it to sabotage that law — this time, in an unusually dismissive opinion.The Supreme Court shut down an attack on Obamacare in the most dismissive way possible | Ian Millhiser | June 17, 2021 | Vox
Gebru remembers dismissive comments from some in the AI community.Inside the fight to reclaim AI from Big Tech’s control | Karen Hao | June 14, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Hogue says that when he returned to the table and tried to enter the conversation, Cosby was dismissive.
Klein is simultaneously not only cynical about political leaders, but dismissive of them.Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything’ Will Change Nothing | Michael Signer | November 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The stock market wasn't quite as dismissive of Murdoch's $80 billion bid as Time Warner was.Don’t Count Rupert Murdoch Out Yet: Why The Magnate Hasn’t Given Up on Time Warner | Daniel Gross | July 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, the group claims, Somers acted dismissive and at one point in the meeting picked lint off his jacket.Exclusive: Chiquita Is Blocking a 9/11 Victims’ Bill | Tim Mak | June 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To both of those concerns, however, Herz is dismissive in three parts.
Richard made a slight dismissive motion with his hand, as showing Mr. Gwynn that he might retire.The President | Alfred Henry Lewis
Edna bent her head with a dismissive nod, and continued her frivolous conversation with the Count.Mark Gildersleeve | John S. Sauzade