dismissal

[dis-mis-uhl]
noun
1.
an act or instance of dismissing.
2.
the state of being dismissed.
3.
a spoken or written order of discharge from employment, service, enrollment, etc.
Also, dismission [dis-mish-uhn] .


Origin:
1800–10; dismiss + -al2

nondismissal, noun
predismissal, noun
redismissal, noun
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dismissal (dɪsˈmɪsəl)
 
n
1.  an official notice of discharge from employment or service
2.  the act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed

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dismissal
1818, formed on model of refusal, etc., from dismiss; replacing earlier dismission (1540s).
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Example sentences
He kept a straight face, but professional dismissal oozed from his pores.
Your easy dismissal ignores the facts about the solar industry.
The casual dismissal of contradictory evidence by the established scientific
  community is counterproductive.
There is no room in science for this type of flippant dismissal of valid
  critique of scientific work.
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