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derision

noun [U] /dɪˈrɪʒ·ən/
actions or statements showing that you think someone or something is ridiculous or of no value: Talk of tougher laws was met with derision.
derisive
adjective  /dɪˈrɑɪ·sɪv, -zɪv/ ( also derisory,  /dɪˈrɑɪ·sə·ri, -zə·ri/) us  
derisive laughter
Translations of “derision”
in Korean 조롱, 조소…
in Arabic تَهَكّم عَلى…
in Portuguese escárnio…
in Catalan burla…
in Japanese あざけり…
in Italian derisione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘲笑,嘲諷,嘲弄…
in Russian высмеивание…
in Turkish alay, istahza…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嘲笑,嘲讽,嘲弄…
in Polish szyderstwo, drwina…
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