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inspiring scornful pity

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broadly or extravagantly humorous

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All I want is that you should behave like other little girls and not make yourself ridiculous.
I suppose a man never was placed in a more ridiculous position,' he said, after looking down, and looking up, and laughing, and frowning, and walking off, and walking back again.
I must not only regard myself as being in a very ridiculous position, but as being vanquished at all points.
A secret sense of having failed and been ridiculous - a dread of what other fellows who went in for similar sorts of things, would say at his expense if they knew it - so oppressed him, that what was about the very best passage in his life was the one of all others he would not have owned to on any account, and the only one that made him ashamed of himself.
Oh, it's the most ridiculous thing I ever heard of in my life," she exclaimed.
You know nothing about it," said Sir Charles, vexed by a sense that she was publicly making him ridiculous.
Yes, sir," said Erskine, reddening; for he felt that this description might make his drama seem ridiculous to those present who had not read it.
If I were to say that he would not be ridiculous as a clergyman, I must say that he would be something worse than ridiculous.
Yes, and the most ridiculous thing of all will be the sight of women naked in the palaestra, exercising with the men, especially when they are no longer young; they certainly will not be a vision of beauty, any more than the enthusiastic old men who in spite of wrinkles and ugliness continue to frequent the gymnasia.
Yes, indeed, he said: according to present notions the proposal would be thought ridiculous.
Not long ago, as we shall remind them, the Hellenes were of the opinion, which is still generally received among the barbarians, that the sight of a naked man was ridiculous and improper; and when first the Cretans and then the Lacedaemonians introduced the custom, the wits of that day might equally have ridiculed the innovation.
Mourinho, whose men are now 15 points behind leaders Manchester City, said: "It's a performance that starts with a ridiculous goal.
Cut your own ridiculous salaries, maybe to cut taxes and to help reduce the ridiculous cuts to our public services.
Muhammad Yasin Malik while rejecting the pro-autonomy statement of former puppet Chief Minister, Farooq Abdullah in a statement issued in Srinagar said the Kashmiris had not sacrificed thousands of lives for absurd and ridiculous autonomy, but complete freedom from India, reported.
Charles Busch, Bradford Louryk, Taylor Mac, and the Queer Legacy of the Ridiculous Theatrical Company