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de·ri·sive

 (dĭ-rī′sĭv, -zĭv, -rĭs′ĭv, -rĭz′-)
adj.
Mocking; jeering.

de·ri′sive·ly adv.
de·ri′sive·ness n.
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Adv.1.derisively - in a disrespectful and mocking manner; "`Sorry,' she repeated derisively"
Translations

derisively

[dɪˈraɪsɪvlɪ] ADVburlonamente

derisively

[dɪˈraɪsɪvli] advavec mépris

derisively

advspöttisch, höhnisch; (= maliciously)verächtlich

derisively

[dɪˈraɪsɪvlɪ] adv (smile, laugh, gesture) → beffardamente
References in classic literature ?
But thou pulledst me out with a golden angle; derisively didst thou laugh when I called thee unfathomable.
The hands in the launch shouted derisively, and I heard Montgomery curse at them; and then the captain, the mate, and one of the seamen helping him, ran me aft towards the stern.
This laughter was uproarious and scornful, and at the same time the god pointed his finger derisively at White Fang.
It seemed to be his wish and purpose to mask this expression with a smile, but the latter played him false, and flickered over his visage so derisively that the spectator could see his blackness all the better for it.
This occasioned its terrors to be received derisively.
Napoleon was silent, still looking derisively at him and evidently not listening to him.
He was asked derisively what he thought of the circumstances under which the Countess had become engaged to be married; and he made the characteristic answer, that he thought the circumstances highly creditable to both parties, and that he looked on the lady's future husband as a most enviable man.
The cackling laughter of I-Gos broke derisively the hush that had fallen on the room.
Do it," he cried derisively, "and then it may be that I shall believe the balance of your strange story.
He laid one hand on the steward's shoulder, and pointed derisively with the other to Mr.
Yez needn't be so stuck up," she said, loudly and derisively.
So great was his emotion, that I felt sincerely sorry for him, while the two detectives smiled derisively, by no means displeased at this check which he had met.