Example sentences for: dismissive

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

  • This fear is well justified, but its naked expression betrays the Republicans' tragic knowledge that they have failed to engender enough public faith in the impeachment process to withstand dismissive words from the president they have supposedly disgraced.

  • Dismissive of those who have questioned America's aggressive annexation of the Southwest, he argues that opponents of annexation were dupes of Britain.

  • 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.

  • (Not surprisingly, the least dismissive big-name child-care expert is a woman, Penelope Leach.)

  • If college had remained less important--it once was: Andrew Carnegie for example was dismissive of college graduates--it would have mattered less just what the standards for admission were.

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