What does mockery mean?

Definitions for mockery
ˈmɒk ə rimock·ery

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mockery.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jeer, jeering, mockery, scoff, scoffing(noun)

    showing your contempt by derision

  2. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on(noun)

    a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

  3. parody, mockery, takeoff(noun)

    humorous or satirical mimicry

Wiktionary

  1. mockery(Noun)

    The action of mocking; ridicule, derision.

  2. mockery(Noun)

    Something so lacking in necessary qualities as to inspire ridicule; a laughing-stock.

  3. mockery(Noun)

    Something insultingly imitative; an offensively futile action, gesture etc.

  4. mockery(Noun)

    Mimicry, imitation, now usually in a derogatory sense; a travesty, a ridiculous simulacrum.

    The defendant wasn't allowed to speak at his own trial - it was a mockery of justice.

  5. Origin: Fropm mokerie, mokery, and mocquerie, moquerie, from moquer, moker + -erie, perhaps from Greek μωκός - mokos, "mocker".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mockery(noun)

    the act of mocking, deriding, and exposing to contempt, by mimicry, by insincere imitation, or by a false show of earnestness; a counterfeit appearance

  2. Mockery(noun)

    insulting or contemptuous action or speech; contemptuous merriment; derision; ridicule

  3. Mockery(noun)

    subject of laughter, derision, or sport

  4. Origin: [F. moquerie.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mockery in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mockery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of mockery in a Sentence

  1. Kim Jong:

    It made a mockery of our sovereignty.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Comedy is about making mockery of the hypocrisy of the society.

  3. Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir:

    This is nothing but a mockery and its aim is to deter Khaleda from politics.

  4. Kedar Joshi:

    The worst mockery God can make of a moralist is that He compels him to be a solipsist.

  5. David Scott:

    The house is about celebrating life and to be reminded about how precious it is! Not to make a mockery.

Images & Illustrations of mockery

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