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Synonyms for deride
dɪˈraɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deride(verb)

    treat or speak of with contempt

    "He derided his student's attempt to solve the biggest problem in mathematics"

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deride

    Synonyms:
    determine, fix, settle, adjudicate, terminate, resolve

    Antonyms:
    waver, raise, moot, drop, doubt, waive, suspend, misjudge, misdetermine

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deride(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    RIDICULE, mock, scout, satirize, lampoon, jeer, taunt, chaff, scoff at, jeer at, laugh at, make fun of, make sport of, make game of, turn to ridicule, hold up to ridicule, make a butt of, make merry with, POKE FUN AT

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. deride(v)

    Synonyms:
    scoff, ridicule, mock, taunt, jeer, scout, jibe

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How to use deride in a sentence?

  1. Goethe:

    We are accustomed to see men deride what they do not understand, and snarl at the good and beautiful because it lies beyond their sympathies.

  2. Burton:

    Every man thinks with himself, I am well, I am wise, and laughs at others; and ?tis a general fault amongst them all, that which our forefathers approved?diet, apparel, humours, customs, manners?we deride and reject in our time as absurd.

  3. P. G. Wodehouse:

    A man's subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour.

  4. John Foy:

    Sister Po Po's derided by the President because Sister Po Po stands up for all of us, you can judge your friends by who their enemies are. And he tries to deride Sister Po Po, calling Sister Po Po' Pocahontas.' But to us, Sister Po Po's Sister Po Po.


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