Example sentences for: dismissive

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

  • But Greenspan's comments on the stock market--including, but not limited to, the "irrational exuberance" speech--have been oddly dismissive of that principle, and oddly certain that something like a bubble was in place.

  • Dominated by their overbearing literary mother and ignored by their dismissive multimillionaire father, these virtual orphans are raised by governesses and servants.

  • The dismissive tone is critical to his entire argument, because if he squarely reflected on the great uncertainty that now exists about the impact of the new treatments, he would undermine the foundation of an exploration of The End.

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

  • It attempts to avoid the stale dismissive cliché "talking heads," but sometimes, in a hurry, does refer to the breed, with simple dignity, as "the heads."


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