deriding

de·ride || dɪ'raɪd v. mock, ridicule, sneer

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  • deride — /dəˈraɪd / (say duh ruyd) verb (t) (derided, deriding) to laugh at in contempt; scoff or jeer at; mock. {Latin dērīdēre laugh} –derider, noun –deriding, adjective –deridingly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • Asteism — As te*ism, n. [Gr. ? refined and witty talk, fr. ? of the town, polite, witty, fr. ? city: cf. F. ast[ e]isme.] (Rhet.) Genteel irony; a polite and ingenious manner of deriding another. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deride — De*ride , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Derided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deriding}.] [L. deridere, derisum; de + rid?re to laugh. See {Ridicule}.] To laugh at with contempt; to laugh to scorn; to turn to ridicule or make sport of; to mock; to scoff at. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Derided — Deride De*ride , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Derided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Deriding}.] [L. deridere, derisum; de + rid?re to laugh. See {Ridicule}.] To laugh at with contempt; to laugh to scorn; to turn to ridicule or make sport of; to mock; to scoff at.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Derision — De*ri sion, n. [L. derisio: cf. F. d[ e]rision. See {Deride}.] 1. The act of deriding, or the state of being derided; mockery; scornful or contemptuous treatment which holds one up to ridicule. [1913 Webster] He that sitteth in the heavens shall… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ludification — Lu di*fi*ca tion, n. [L. ludificatio, fr. ludificare to make sport of; ludus sport + ficare (in comp.) to make. See { fy}.] The act of deriding. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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