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derision

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  • nouninsult, disrespect
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Synonyms for derision

noun insult, disrespect
  • contempt
  • disdain
  • laughter
  • mockery
  • ridicule
  • scorn
  • brickbat
  • butt
  • comeback
  • contumely
  • crack
  • dig
  • disparagement
  • dump
  • jab
  • jest
  • joke
  • laughingstock
  • put-down
  • raillery
  • satire
  • scoffing
  • slam
  • slap
  • Bronx cheer
  • backhanded compliment
  • object of ridicule
  • parting shot
  • pilgarlic
  • sneering

Antonyms for derision

  • admiration
  • approval
  • flattery
  • love
  • praise
  • respect
  • compliment
  • adulation
  • commendation
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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