dismissive

[ dis-mis-iv ]
/ dɪsˈmɪs ɪv /

adjective

indicating dismissal or rejection; having the purpose or effect of dismissing, as from one's presence or from consideration: a curt, dismissive gesture.
indicating lack of interest or approbation; scornful; disdainful.

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Origin of dismissive

First recorded in 1635–45; dismiss + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM dismissive

dis·mis·sive·ly, adverb
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