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- adj. That may be dismissed
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. subject to dismissal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Liable to be dismissed or discharged from office; removable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. subject to dismissal
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I argued last month that ghettoizing Canadian shows in coverage was one of the major subtle signals that point and contribute to the "dismissible" mentality of "Canadians don't want to watch Canadian shows."
But unless it's really in someone's face, is that really a dismissible offence.
Somebody earned his way by offing one of the dismissible masses of which we are all a apart.
The overpriced teriyaki at Bryant Park is dismissible.
"There is no more dismissible figure on the street than an old woman," Streep said.
And when the anger moves from more easily dismissible protesters in Lower Manhattan to a larger swath of the American citizenry, comments like Perry's "I don't care about that" will not be received well.
They saw these omnipresent portrayals as creating the perception in the United States that anything Arab was almost inherently bad or anti-American; therefore Arabs, Arab Americans, their speech, or their perspectives were easily dismissible and politically risky.
That belligerent "public servants" can treat an independent election observer and the process with such disdain should be a dismissible offence.
Some of the documents, Kerry said, are "completely dismissible," but others are not.
- As for your thoughtful and, I confess, not entirely dismissible observations about homosexuals I have a couple of remarks.