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 for dismissed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dismiss \Dis*miss"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dismissed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Dismissing.] [L. dis- + missus, p. p. of mittere to
     send: cf. dimittere, OF. desmetre, F. d['e]mettre. See
     Demise, and cf. Dimit.]
     1. To send away; to give leave of departure; to cause or
        permit to go; to put away.
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              He dismissed the assembly.            --Acts xix.
                                                    41.
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              Dismiss their cares when they dismiss their flock.
                                                    --Cowper.
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              Though he soon dismissed himself from state affairs.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. To discard; to remove or discharge from office, service,
        or employment; as, the king dismisses his ministers; the
        matter dismisses his servant.
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     3. To lay aside or reject as unworthy of attentions or
        regard, as a petition or motion in court.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dismissed
      adj 1: having lost your job [syn: discharged, dismissed,
             fired, laid-off, pink-slipped]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  42 Moby Thesaurus words for "dismissed":
     belied, confounded, confuted, contemned, declined,
     declined with thanks, deflated, denied, despised, disapproved,
     discarded, discounted, discredited, disdained, disowned, disproved,
     disputed, excepted, excluded, exploded, exposed, forsworn, ignored,
     impugned, invalidated, negated, negatived, not considered,
     overthrown, overturned, punctured, rebuffed, refused, refuted,
     rejected, renounced, repudiated, repulsed, scouted, shown up,
     spurned, upset
  
  

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