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Synonyms and Antonyms of derision

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synonym (synonym of derision)

  • (noun.act)
    the act of deriding or treating with contempt (noun.act)

hypernym (derision IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • contemptuous laughter (noun.communication)
    an expression of lack of respect (noun.communication)
  • the act of deriding or treating with contempt (noun.act)
    a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others (noun.act)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF derision relation)

  • contemptuous laughter (noun.communication)
    showing your contempt by derision (noun.communication)
  • (noun.communication)
    a crushing remark (noun.communication)
  • (noun.communication)
    derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent (noun.communication)
  • the act of deriding or treating with contempt (noun.act)
    the act of mocking or ridiculing (noun.act)

derivation (.... is derived from derision)

synonym hypernym hyponym derivation ridicule discourtesy offence offense offensive activity disrespect mock jeer jeering put-down squelch squelcher blackguard guy jest at deride pathetic ridiculous

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