DISMISSAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DISMISSAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
dismissal
 n.  termination of someone's employment
 n.  permission to go; the sending away of someone
Classic Sentence: (118 in 8 pages)
1  Gerald, primed with brandy, had given Jonas Wilkerson his dismissal that morning, and Ellen had remained at Tara to go over the accounts of the plantation before he took his departure.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  She held out her hand with a charming gesture in which dismissal was shorn of its rigour.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 15
3  Her gesture seemed to show a definite intention of dismissal, but her companion had tossed a bill to the waiter, and was slipping his short arms into his expensive overcoat.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
4  Reading his dismissal in her eyes, he held out his hand with a gesture which conveyed something of this inarticulate conflict.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
5  But once out of the house, she could not decide where to go; for she had avoided Gerty since her dismissal from the milliner's, and she was not sure of a welcome anywhere else.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
6  He stared at the stranger, in a manner of patient dismissal.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
7  He cried, he pleaded for forgiveness, promised to reform over and over again, and then received his dismissal, feeling that he had won but an imperfect forgiveness and established but a feeble confidence.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
8  They came therefore to a decision, betook themselves in a body to the king, and begged for their dismissal.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
9  But he did not venture to give him his dismissal, for he dreaded lest he should strike him and all his people dead, and place himself on the royal throne.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
10  "Well, then, it is but fair that you should be paid for your loss of time and trouble," said the count; and he made a gesture of polite dismissal.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 42. Monsieur Bertuccio.
11  It was Mary's hope and belief that he had received a positive dismissal from Henrietta, and her husband lived under the constant dependence of seeing him to-morrow.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 10
12  That was our first drama at Hurlstone; but a second one came to drive it from our minds, and it was prefaced by the disgrace and dismissal of butler Brunton.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
13  He also received his dismissal, his half-sovereign, and the order to wait.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
14  I believe they would have procured his dismissal if the Department had not sent you over to inquire into it, and if you had not been so kindly disposed and helpful to him.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT II
15  You know, I suppose, that I have got my dismissal.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT II
Example Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
16  An industrial tribunal has no jurisdiction to decide whether an employee was fairly or unfairly dismissed.
17  The firm reinstated the man who was wrongly dismissed.
18  The government has dismissed criticisms that the country's health policy is a mess.
19  Papa dismissed the idea with a shake of his head.
20  A month after being unfairly dismissed, he was reinstated in his job.
21  There will undoubtedly be trouble with the unions if the union leader is dismissed.
22  Zoff was originally dismissed as a crank, but his theories later became very influential.
23  The official was dismissed for neglect of his duty.
24  He dismissed the opinion polls as worthless.
25  He dismissed the Senator's comments as ' political posturing '.
26  The possibility of a last-ditch on the part of the enemy should not be lightly dismissed.
27  He dismissed recent rumours about his private life as fictitious.
28  His opponent was dismissed for a low score.
29  He dismissed the idea with a firm shake of his head.
30  When Mark told Mona he loved her, she dismissed his earnest declaration with a flippant "Oh, you say that to all the girls!".