derisible

derisible
adj. deserving of scorn and ridicule, contemptible

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • derisible — de·ris·i·ble …   English syllables

  • derisible — /dəˈrɪzəbəl/ (say duh rizuhbuhl) adjective subject to or worthy of derision …  

  • derisible — də̇ˈrizəbəl, dēˈ adjective Etymology: derision + ible : worthy of derision or scorn …   Useful english dictionary

  • derision — derisible /di riz euh beuhl/, adj. /di rizh euhn/, n. 1. ridicule; mockery: The inept performance elicited derision from the audience. 2. an object of ridicule. [1350 1400; ME derisioun < OF derision < LL derision (s. of derisio), equiv. to L… …   Universalium

  • derisive — adjective /dɪˈɹaɪ.sɪv/ a) Expressing or characterized by derision; mocking; ridiculing. The critics review of the film was derisive. b) Deserving or provoking derision or ridicule. The plot of the film was so derisive that the audience began to… …   Wiktionary

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  • ludicrous — I adjective absurd, amusing, asinine, at variance with the facts, barely possible, beyond belief, bizarre, comical, contrary to common sense, contrary to reason, crazy, derisible, doubtable, dubitable, eccentric, fallacious, fantastic,… …   Law dictionary

  • derision — [dɪ rɪʒ(ə)n] noun contemptuous ridicule or mockery. Derivatives derisible dɪ rɪzɪb(ə)l adjective Origin ME: via OFr. from late L. derisio(n ), from deridere scoff at …   English new terms dictionary

  • ridiculous — adjective 1) she looked ridiculous in her dad s oversized shorts and striped socks Syn: laughable, absurd, comical, funny, hilarious, risible, droll, amusing, farcical, silly, ludicrous; rare derisible Ant: serious 2) …   Thesaurus of popular words

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