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dɪˈraɪ sɪv; -sə ri, -zə-de·ri·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. derisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking, tauntingadjective

    abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

    "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"

Wiktionary

  1. derisiveadjective

    Expressing or characterized by derision; mocking; ridiculing.

    The critic's review of the film was derisive.

    Etymology: From the participle stem of derideo.

  2. derisiveadjective

    Deserving or provoking derision or ridicule.

    The plot of the film was so derisive that the audience began to jeer.

    Etymology: From the participle stem of derideo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Derisiveadjective

    expressing, serving for, or characterized by, derision

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of derisive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of derisive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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