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derisory

adjective
 
 
/dɪˈraɪsəri/
SMALL so small that it seems ridiculous: a derisory sum of moneyScarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking thingsSmall amounts of moneyLarge amounts of money
CRUEL cruel and making someone feel stupid: derisory remarksMocking and taunting
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