Example sentences for: dismissive

How can you use “dismissive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But his explanation of where that power came from is at odds, as you note, with his dismissive view of Reagan's own personality and intelligence.

  • Though Ferber hasn't put out the white flag, Brazelton is sounding less and less dismissive of parents who sleep with their kids.

  • Many of Lind's specific points are reasonable, but it's the one place where he has a categorically dismissive rather than explanatory tone.

  • Lukas' book runs afoul of this conventional wisdom in two ways: first, by describing a world (as Woody West complains in a dismissive review of Big Trouble for the Weekly Standard ) in which there was "no middle term" between plutocrats and wage slaves; and second, by appearing to ignore what West contends is "the most remarkable fact of the capital consolidation of those years, especially in the West: the permeable nature of 'class' in America."

  • Critics are predictably dismissive.


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