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She found Martinez’s response “dismissive” and accused the court system of mishandling her complaint, according to a brief filed last week.

It’s impossible to watch any recent Olympics in a crowd in China without hearing a dismissive comparison to Beijing 2008.

From 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.

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.

From Vox

Gebru remembers dismissive comments from some in the AI community.

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.

The stock market wasn't quite as dismissive of Murdoch's $80 billion bid as Time Warner was.

Meanwhile, the group claims, Somers acted dismissive and at one point in the meeting picked lint off his jacket.

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.

Edna bent her head with a dismissive nod, and continued her frivolous conversation with the Count.


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On this page you'll find 119 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dismissive, such as: aloof, arrogant, averse, contemptuous, derisive, and haughty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.