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de·ri·sion

 (dĭ-rĭzh′ən)
n.
1. The act of ridiculing or laughing at someone or something.
2. A state of being derided: Members of the board held the proposal in derision.

[Middle English derisioun, from Anglo-Norman, from Late Latin dērīsiō, dērīsiōn-, from Latin dērīsus, past participle of dērīdēre, to deride; see deride.]
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derision

(dɪˈrɪʒən)
n
1. the act of deriding; mockery; scorn
2. an object of mockery or scorn
[C15: from Late Latin dērīsiō, from Latin dērīsus; see deride]
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de•ri•sion

(dɪˈrɪʒ ən)

n.
1. the act of deriding; ridicule; mockery.
2. an object of ridicule.
[1350–1400; Middle English derisioun < Old French derision < Late Latin dērīsiō; see deride, -tion]
de•ris′i•ble (-ˈrɪz ə bəl) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.derision - contemptuous laughterderision - contemptuous laughter    
discourtesy, disrespect - an expression of lack of respect
jeer, jeering, mockery, scoff, scoffing - showing your contempt by derision
put-down, squelch, squelcher, takedown - a crushing remark
befooling, stultification - derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent
2.derision - the act of deriding or treating with contempt
offense, offensive activity, discourtesy, offence - a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others
mock - the act of mocking or ridiculing; "they made a mock of him"
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derision

noun mockery, laughter, contempt, ridicule, scorn, insult, sneering, disdain, scoffing, disrespect, denigration, disparagement, contumely, raillery He tried to calm them but was greeted with shouts of derision.
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derision

noun
Words or actions intended to evoke contemptuous laughter:
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Translations
سُخْرِيَه، هُزْء
posměchvýsměch
hånspot
kigúnyoláskinevetéskicsúfolás
hæîni; hæînishlátur

derision

[dɪˈrɪʒən] Nmofa f, burla f, irrisión f
this was greeted with hoots of derisionesto fue recibido con gran mofa or sonoras burlas, esto provocó gran irrisión
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derision

[dɪˈrɪʒən] ndérision f
with derision → avec dérision
to be greeted with derision (= ridiculed) → être accueilli(e) avec sarcasme
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derision

nHohn m, → Spott m; object of derisionZielscheibe fdes Spotts; to be greeted with derisionspöttisch or mit Spott aufgenommen werden
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derision

[dɪˈrɪʒn] nderisione f
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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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