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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 ?
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.
Upon the top of the car was a brakeman, who shook his fist and swore; Jurgis waved his hand derisively, and started across the country.
This occasioned its terrors to be received derisively.
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.
Napoleon was silent, still looking derisively at him and evidently not listening to him.
A boy of sixteen, who appeared to be Johnnie, grumbled derisively both at the notion of drawing-room tea and at the necessity of carrying a tray up to his brother.
Do it," he cried derisively, "and then it may be that I shall believe the balance of your strange story.
The stern of the skiff was not six feet away, and they were laughing at me derisively as they ducked under the ship's stern.
This laughter was uproarious and scornful, and at the same time the god pointed his finger derisively at White Fang.
He laid one hand on the steward's shoulder, and pointed derisively with the other to Mr.
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.
Yez needn't be so stuck up," she said, loudly and derisively.