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1. Serving to dismiss.
2. Showing indifference or disregard: a dismissive shrug.
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|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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adjective contemptuous, scornful, disdainful, insulting, sneering, derisive He was highly dismissive of the report.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
dismissive[dɪsˈmɪsɪv] ADJ (= disdainful) [gesture, wave, attitude] → despectivo, desdeñoso
he said in a dismissive tone → dijo como quien no quería tomar la cosa en serio
he was very dismissive about it → parecía no tomar la cosa en serio
he is very dismissive of her capabilities → siempre 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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
dismissive[disˈmɪsɪv] adj dismissive (of) → sprezzante (nei confronti di)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995