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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
burlesque, butt, caricature, contempt, contumely, disrespect, jest, joke, lampoon, laughter, mock, mockery, pasquinade, pilgarlic, raillery, ridicule, sarcasm, satire, scoffing, scorn, sport, travesty
Dictionary Results for derision:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: contemptuous laughter
    2: the act of deriding or treating with contempt [syn:
       derision, ridicule]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Derision \De*ri"sion\, n. [L. derisio: cf. F. d['e]rision. See
   1. The act of deriding, or the state of being derided;
      mockery; scornful or contemptuous treatment which holds
      one up to ridicule.
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            He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh; the Lord
            shall have them in derision.          --Ps. ii. 4.
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            Satan beheld their plight,
            And to his mates thus in derision called. --Milton.
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   2. An object of derision or scorn; a laughing-stock.
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            I was a derision to all my people.    --Lam. iii.

   Syn: Scorn; mockery; contempt; insult; ridicule.
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