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Definition of "dismission" [dis•mis•sion]

  • The act of dismissing or sending away (someone). (noun)
  • Removal from office; termination of employment or services. (noun)
  • The setting aside (of something) from consideration. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dismission" in a sentence
  • "From heaven John had received his command, and he would go on in his work till he thence received his countermand, and would have his dismission from the same hand that gave him his commission."
  • "“I did expect my conduct in this great question the vote on independence would have procured my dismission from the great Council, but find myself disappointed, for the Convention has thought proper to return me in the new delegation,” he confided to Joseph Reed."
  • "  He nodded without speaking, that dismission disguised as courtesy and good training, and turned his shoulders to continue his day, away from her."