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ridicule

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  • nouncontemptuous laughter at someone or something
  • verbmake contemptuous fun of something or someone
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Synonyms for ridicule

noun contemptuous laughter at someone or something

Antonyms for ridicule

  • admiration
  • approval
  • compliment
  • flattery
  • love
  • praise
  • respect
  • commendation
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More words related to ridicule

banter

noun. teasing
  • badinage
  • chaff
  • chaffing
  • chitchat
  • derision
  • dissing
  • exchange
  • fun
  • gossip
  • jeering
  • jesting
  • joking
  • joshing
  • kidding
  • mockery
  • persiflage
  • play
  • raillery
  • repartee
  • ribbing
  • ridicule
  • small talk

banter

verb. tease

bantering

verb. tease

belittlement

noun. act of belittling

caricature

noun. exaggerated description in writing, drawing

contempt

noun. disdain, disrespect
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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