derision Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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derisionnoun [U]

uk   us   /dɪˈrɪʒ.ən/ formal
the ​situation in which someone or something is ​laughed at and ​consideredstupid or of no ​value: They ​treated his ​suggestion with derision. Her ​speech was ​met with hoots/​howls of derision.
(Definition of derision from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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derisionnoun [U]

 /dɪˈrɪʒ·ən/
actions or ​statementsshowing that you ​think someone or something is ​ridiculous or of no ​value: Talk of ​tougherlaws was ​met with derision.
derisive
adjective  us   /dɪˈrɑɪ·sɪv, -zɪv/ (also derisory,  /dɪˈrɑɪ·sə·ri, -zə·ri/ )
derisive ​laughter
(Definition of derision from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “derision”
in Arabic تَهَكّم عَلى…
in Korean 조롱, 조소…
in Portuguese escárnio…
in Catalan burla…
in Japanese あざけり…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嘲笑,嘲讽,嘲弄…
in Turkish alay, istahza…
in Russian высмеивание…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘲笑,嘲諷,嘲弄…
in Italian derisione…
in Polish szyderstwo, drwina…
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