the act of deriding or treating with contempt
Act of treating with disdain.
Origin: From derision, from derisionem (action of deridere).
the act of deriding, or the state of being derided; mockery; scornful or contemptuous treatment which holds one up to ridicule
an object of derision or scorn; a laughing-stock
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
de-rizh′un, n. act of deriding: mockery: a laughing-stock.—adjs. Derī′sive, Derīs′ory, mocking.—adv. Derī′sively.—n. Derī′siveness.
The numerical value of derision in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of derision in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who listen to humanity or those who follow in the footsteps of divinity, for they shall live forever. Forever.
Images & Illustrations of derision
Translations for derision
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for derision »
Find a translation for the derision definition in other languages:
Select another language: