mockery


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words or actions intended to evoke contemptuous laughter

a false, derisive, or impudent imitation of something

an object of amusement or laughter

Synonyms for mockery

showing your contempt by derision

a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

humorous or satirical mimicry

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In a statement on Tuesday, the JI leader said that holding a hearing in Islamabad on the issues being faced by Karachiites is a mockery of logic and justice.
Seemingly local councils cannot be held accountable because it makes a mockery of democracy.
HRW described the spy trial as "a mockery of justice" that has violated the basic due process rights of the accused, all but one of whom have been detained since 2013.
Maybe go for a submission, make him almost tap, and let go of it, let him stand up, beat him up on the feet, take him down again, just completely just make a mockery of him," Weidman said (http://www.
Neufeld investigates the role of mockery in the Graeco-Roman social world and its occurrence in Mark's gospel, explores the social authorization and censuring of discourse and practice in antiquity, and shows the benefits Mark derived from deploying his reputation as a secret holder of hidden information in the context of mockery.
But Ed Morrow, campaigns officer for Brake, said allowing drivers to stay on the road beyond 12 points made a mockery of the system.
Carole's fans were infuriated with Elissa, convinced that she deliberately named her doggy "Lady," after Carole's first ever theatrical musical, as a mockery of her fellow Lebanese singer.
I am confident that our honourable courts have more important cases to attend to but if this trivial case has skipped the attention of the public attorney then it should have been picked by our courts and should have been dismissed for making a mockery of the justice system.
It has been suggested that those scenes made a mockery of the sport of badminton but given that an essential tool of their trade is known excuse for his performance - "I didn't get the trip" - w on't hold water as he was tailed off in the 800m having already strolled through to the 1,500m final.
KUWAIT, Feb 12 (KUNA) -- The Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah expressed censure on Sunday over a recent article published in the media which included mockery and abuse, which caused tension and compromises the sanctity of the social fabric in the State of Kuwait, and instigates divide among different groups of society.
AT the beginning of Saturday's X Factor, Gary Barlow looked at Johnny Robinson and said with a straight face: "You're making a mockery of this competition.
And that game against Wales didn't just make a mockery of the FIFA world rankings it made a mockery of the notion that bringing back the Home Internationals would be a great way to end the season.
Albanians are used to the mockery coming from Albanian parties whose campaign is based on low attempts to manipulate the public, which surprisingly is still accepted by the Albanian electorate, Fejzi Hajdari writes in Friday's leading article, adding that promises are shamelessly made.
However, in the case of those Americans who emigrated to the USSR in the 1930s their tragedy invites no mockery for they were not the intellectuals such as Shaw or the Webbs whose credulity bordered on perversion.
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