ridicule


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Synonyms for ridicule

Synonyms for ridicule

words or actions intended to evoke contemptuous laughter

to make fun or make fun of

Synonyms for ridicule

language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate

the act of deriding or treating with contempt

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But Bork needs his model of linear decline because he's determined to make the argument that persuasion, change of fashion, natural maturing processes, and ridicule can never suffice to elevate the tone of one or another area of culture: The cops must instead be called in.
He further requested that the respondents might be refrained from issuing such statements as they tend to bring hatred, ridicule and contempt for the judiciary.
If they had followed the old tradition of ensuring that contempt proceedings were promptly enforced if anyone dared to ridicule a judge or a judgment, no one could have dared to ridicule the judges or their judgments
It instead identified three provisions in the 1887 Penal Code as sources of Article 133: "Profanation of the Sacred Eucharist" (Article 220), "Profanation of sacred objects" (Article 221), and "Ridicule of the Catholic religion's dogmas, rituals and ceremonies" (Article 222).
In a test of the Egyptian government's tolerance for satire, TV host Bassem Youssef is out on $2,000 bail but faces four counts that in freer countries would be themselves considered targets of ridicule.
But she has been subjected to ridicule since Monday.'
FORMER BBC Director General John Birt last night called for an end to "ridicule, cruelty and humiliation" on television, while warning about the future health of public service broadcasting.
Despite harassment and ridicule, including a man who asked for a marriage license for himself and his horse, Rorex issued licenses to gay couples for about a month before a legal opinion by state attorney general J.D.
Christianity in Canada finds itself the object of ridicule and hate.
After all the years of political correctness, ridicule and abuse, it's good to see that men have not stopped being gentlemen.
Issa says no student would be required to recite the preamble under his bill, but opponents argue that youngsters who refused would risk singling themselves out for abuse or ridicule.
This 1993 essay posits that today's young fiction writers are irreparably damaged by television's endless churn of self-reflexive irony: "irony, poker-faced silence, and fear of ridicule are distinctive of those features of contemporary U.S.
English poet, dramatist, and traveler whose writings are notable for both the praise and the ridicule they evoked.
The warnings were met first with silence, then with ridicule and contempt.
"Movie psychiatry has projected a view of the profession through the distorting lenses of fear, defensive ridicule and the yearning for an ideal parent,' he says.