They will become more bellicose rather than diplomatic, more self-righteous and dismissive when criticized.
Protective anger stirred at his dismissive tone.
He'd let her live, knowing she was obligated to report everything to Damian and powerful enough to be dismissive of any threat she might cause.
Lydia simply gave a dismissive wave of her hand and went inside, leaving Dean to follow.
She waved her hand with a dismissive gesture.
I couldn't read if they were enthralled or dismissive of the prospect.