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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dismissive mean? 

DISMISSIVE (adjective)
  The adjective DISMISSIVE has 2 senses:

1. showing indifference or disregard
2. tending to dismiss or reject

  Familiarity information: DISMISSIVE used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DISMISSIVE (adjective)

Sense 1dismissive [BACK TO TOP]


Showing indifference or disregard

Context example:

a dismissive shrug


uninterested (not having or showing interest)

Sense 2dismissive [BACK TO TOP]


Tending to dismiss or reject

Context example:

a dismissive gesture


negative (expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial)

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