Derision

Definition of Derision

De`ri´sion
n.1.The act of deriding, or the state of being derided; mockery; scornful or contemptuous treatment which holds one up to ridicule.
He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh; the Lord shall have them in derision.
- Ps. ii. 4.
Satan beheld their plight,
And to his mates thus in derision called.
- Milton.
2.An object of derision or scorn; a laughing-stock.
I was a derision to all my people.
- Lam. iii. 14.

Related Words

burlesque, butt, caricature, contempt, contumely, disrespect, jest, joke, lampoon, laughter, mock, mockery, pasquinade, pilgarlic, ridicule, sarcasm, scoffing, scorn, sport, travesty
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