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Synonyms for derisive
dɪˈraɪ sɪv; -sə ri, -zə-de·ri·sive

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  1. derisiveadjective

    Expressing or characterized by derision; mocking; ridiculing.

    The critic's review of the film was derisive.

    Synonyms:
    mocking, scornful, disdainful, ridiculing

  2. derisiveadjective

    Deserving or provoking derision or ridicule.

    The plot of the film was so derisive that the audience began to jeer.

    Synonyms:
    ridiculous

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. derisive

    Synonyms:
    scornful, contemptuous, disrespectful

    Antonyms:
    respectful, deferential, reverential

Princeton's WordNet

  1. derisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking, tauntingadjective

    abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

    "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"

    Synonyms:
    jeering, quizzical, mocking, taunting, gibelike, teasing

    Antonyms:
    respectful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. derisiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    scoffing, mocking, ridiculing scornful, contemptuous, contumelious

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