Definition of 'derision'
Example sentences containing 'derision'
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I felt like crying and was only restraining myself because I was sure Eileen would treat me with total derision. THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES (2004)And he had laughed, not in derision, not in amusement, but because she was absolutely right. AMAGANSETT (2004)
Trends of 'derision'
Used Occasionally. derision is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'derision'
British English: derision NOUN
If you treat someone or something with derision, you express contempt for them.
He tried to calm them, but was greeted with shouts of derision.
Definition of derision from the Collins English Dictionary
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