derision


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words or actions intended to evoke contemptuous laughter

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Ever since his induction into the Narendra Modi ministry last September, Alphons turned out to be the punching bag as whatever he spoke drew widespread derision, especially his reaction on the beef issue, rising petroleum prices and so on.
JOKE A E AD The tweet from Edinburgh Police was met with humour and derision
A party wishing to appeal a planning board derision must file with the superior court within 30 days of the planning board decision.
And the derision may also kick off a new round of innovation that could eventually knock Apple off its pedestal.
WRY laughs, and perhaps even snorts of derision, will be the response in some quarters to William Hague's challenge yesterday to the Prime Minister over his plans for spending cuts.
He that sits in the heavens shall laugh, the Lord shall have them in derision.
You might think you looked the bees' knees but you invited derision from your betters.
Politicians and Welsh language campaigners alike reacted with derision yesterday at the news that the heavily-delayed Libra system allowing magistrates to issue courts summonses across England and Wales had not been set up properly.
Beswick's methods brought derision from many of his players at Middlesbrough and England.
I ONCE had a strange premonition I felt a weird thought coming on, I viewed this idea with derision Such a notion should never be born.
The Liverpool manager's suggestion has been met with derision among lower division clubs.
For four months I watered that stick, and for four months my hopefulness attracted the derision of the neighbor.
The European Union's push for a "post-industrial revolution"--calling on its members to strive for a 20 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and a 10 percent conversion to vehicle biofuels by 2020--is being met with derision by many U.
Blueheath has taken delivery of its first own-liveried vehicles following a derision to shake up its distribution strategy.
And when Stallone -- who wrote and directed this do-or-die comeback vehicle for himself -- finally doffs his robe for the climactic boxing match, any derision we may still have turns to awe.