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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.

derisive

(dɪˈraɪsɪv; -zɪv)
adj
showing or characterized by derision; mocking; scornful
deˈrisively adv
deˈrisiveness n

de•ri•sive

(dɪˈraɪ sɪv)

also de•ri•so•ry

(-sə ri, -zə-)

adj.
characterized by or expressing derision; ridiculing; mocking: derisive heckling.
[1655–65]
de•ri′sive•ly, adv.
de•ri′sive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.derisive - abusing vocallyderisive - abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"
disrespectful - exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"

derisive

adjective mocking, ridiculing, jeering, taunting, scoffing, contemptuous, scornful He gave a short, derisive laugh.

derisive

adjective
Contemptuous or ironic in manner or wit:
Translations
تافِه، مُثير للسُّخْرِيَهساخِر، هازِئ
posměšnýsměšnývýsměšný
hånliglatterlig
gúnyolódógúnyos
háðslegháðslegtháðslegurhæînishláturháîslegur

derisive

[dɪˈraɪsɪv] ADJ [laughter] → burlón

derisive

[dɪˈraɪsɪv] adj [noise, expression, remark] → moqueur/euse, railleur/euse

derisive

adjspöttisch, höhnisch; (= malicious)hämisch, verächtlich

derisive

[dɪˈraɪsɪv] adj (laughter) → di scherno, di derisione; (smile) → beffardo/a

deride

(diˈraid) verb
to laugh at; to mock.
derision (diˈriʒən) noun
mockery or laughter which shows scorn and contempt. His remarks were greeted with shouts of derision.
deˈrisive (-siv) adjective
1. mocking; showing scorn. derisive laughter.
2. causing or deserving scorn. The salary they offered me was derisive.
deˈrisory (-səri) adjective
ridiculous. His attempts were derisory.
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General Assembly, he indicted his own country, as I chronicled at the time, ''for arrogance, for dismissiveness and derisiveness (toward Europe), for maltreatment of natives, for torture, for Hiroshima, for Guantanamo, for unilateralism, and for insufficient respect for the Muslim world.
But Lynch's derisiveness also suggests that Stephen's questions about the possibility of art emerging from excrements, offspring, parasites, or furious random actions may not be Joyce's question anymore.
With perhaps a certain derisiveness, she notes that Sylvain has remarried, this time to a "fair and laughing girl," in contrast to the dark and willful Mariana, a rather pointed line that is another instance of Fuller's exploration of gendered conflicts through racial metaphor (61.
Should these letters' derisiveness be taken at face value or, given the artifice already noted in the letters, should they be read as affectionate instead--that is, as a kind of lovingly jesting parody within a parody?
Time has not diminished the powerful impact of Negm's words; his poetry has lost none of its originality, wit, derisiveness and emotional impact.