Example sentences for: dismissively

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

  • ' That is said scornfully or dismissively," says historian and Brinkley mentor Ambrose, who tapped Brinkley to succeed him as director of University of New Orleans' Eisenhower Center.

  • Johnson dismissively defines Whig as the name of a faction and spitefully remarks that the term derives from whigamore denoting people from south-west counties of Scotland, whose poverty drove them to rise against the court and Scottish royal authority etc.

  • When Clinton's lawyer David Kendall challenged the propriety of these briefings, Starr dismissively replied, "You're asking [about] press policy as opposed to constitutional issues."

  • What is portentously called Clinton's "place in history" will probably depend less on his sounding like Václav Havel than on a bunch of quotidian issues--what he referred to dismissively in his prayer-breakfast speech as "balancing the budget and all that."

  • I find it a bit strange that you seem so comfortable pronouncing dismissively on Microsoft's legal battles.


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