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dis·mis·sive

 (dĭs-mĭs′ĭv)
adj.
1. Serving to dismiss.
2. Showing indifference or disregard: a dismissive shrug.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dismissive - showing indifference or disregard; "a dismissive shrug"; "the firm is dismissive of the competitor's product"; "'chronic fatigue syndrome' was known by the dismissive term 'housewife syndrome'"
uninterested - not having or showing interest; "an uninterested spectator"
2.dismissive - stopping to associate with; "they took dismissive action after the third violation"
rejective - rejecting or tending to reject; "rejective or overcritical attitudes of disappointed parents"
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dismissive

adjective contemptuous, scornful, disdainful, insulting, sneering, derisive He was highly dismissive of the report.
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Translations

dismissive

[dɪsˈmɪsɪv] ADJ (= disdainful) [gesture, wave, attitude] → despectivo, desdeñoso
he said in a dismissive tonedijo como quien no quería tomar la cosa en serio
he was very dismissive about itparecía no tomar la cosa en serio
he is very dismissive of her capabilitiessiempre está infravalorando or subestimando sus capacidades
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

dismissive

[dɪsˈmɪsɪv] adj [person] → dédaigneux/euse; [attitude, comment, response] → dédaigneux/euse
to be dismissive of sth → faire peu de cas de qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dismissive

adj remarkwegwerfend; gestureabweisend; to be dismissive of somebodyjdn heruntermachen; to be dismissive of somethingetw abtun
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dismissive

[disˈmɪsɪv] adj dismissive (of)sprezzante (nei confronti di)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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