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He was dismissive, Clemans-Cope said, dwelling more on the challenges that local governments face than on the teenagers’ appeals.After setting ambitious climate goals, a liberal Md. suburb struggles to take action|Rebecca Tan|April 12, 2021|Washington Post
On a recent Friday, she had texted their mutual boss, Ben Silbermann, the CEO and co-founder of Pinterest, about what she describes as a particularly dismissive and erratic interaction she had with Morgenfeld where he had hung up on her.Pinterest and the Subtle Poison of Sexism and Racism in Silicon Valley|Janice Min|March 22, 2021|Time
When Ehrlich describes man-made global warming without addressing politics, extractive industries, or socioeconomic nuances, it’s not just dismissive.What Gretel Ehrlich Gets Wrong About Climate Change|Erin Berger|February 8, 2021|Outside Online
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|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|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|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