derision[ dih-rizh-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF derision
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DERISION
We could look for no response but laughs of derision or the missiles of a mob.
It alternates with derision, and is compatible with contempt.
Soon after, the mighty menaces of Caligula against them ended in mockery and derision.
I said this was not friendship, but a slavery, which was the derision of the Court.
Then there was an explosion of derision and contempt among the men of Beaudoin's company.
Well, let the others hold us in derision and contempt if they choose.
The men shouted in derision and passed on, firing their matchlocks as a mock salute.
Not accustomed to derision, Wolverstone replied in kind and with interest.
Must we not suppose somewhere in the universe a slight treachery and derision?
The echo of that derision was soon lost in the jingle of Algernon's guineas.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DERISION
- bad conscience
- ill repute
- loss of face
- skeleton in the cupboard