deride

All Verb Noun
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  • In subsequent years many of those the song derided would later take its title to heart.
  • Why should this man be so derided because he covers his head with an old hat? Cited from The Entailed Hat, by George Alfred Townsend
  • No one derided him because he was engaged upon a task that was usually performed by women. Cited from The Star of Gettysburg, Joseph A. Altsheler
  • At the start he may have no interest in it whatever; he may even deride it. Cited from How to Use Your Mind, by Harry D. Kitson
  • And yet would the derided one have right on his side. Cited from The Story of the Foss River Ranch, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Low-income communities and people of color have always been derided and taken advantage of.
  • The mouth was not even completed when it began to laugh and deride him. Cited from Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories, by Various
  • I am not ashamed to own it, let who may deride the act. Cited from Afloat And Ashore, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • It was he who found it, when nearly all the rest of the world derided the hope of such a thing. Cited from The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • It was open war, and how they derided my proud demand for recognition! Cited from Infelice, by Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
  • These methods are now adopted by the same western countries that decades earlier derided Japanese methods.
  • She moved her hand from his shoulder and smiled, as if she derided him and his heat. Cited from St. Martin's Summer, by Rafael Sabatini
  • If all men in our country were such as he, our land would be derided by the other nations of the world. Cited from The Vitalized School, by Francis B. Pearson
  • He also considered that, in turn, his enemies would deride him, if he were unsuccessful. Cited from History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2),by Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange
  • Not only do white officers oppose him, but black soldiers deride him.
  • They derided him as "the blind man who wants to help others see."
  • It is easy to deride the method as a method, but we must judge it by its results. Cited from The Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Volume 10
  • He has derided them with both an artistic and a moral energy. Cited from Old and New Masters, by Robert Lynd
  • You feel for me, you do not deride me! Cited from Sea and Shore, by Mrs. Catharine A. Warfield
  • On the occasions he would play it, he was derided by other musicians.
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Meaning of deride

  • verb Treat or speak of with contempt
    He derided his student's attempt to solve the biggest problem in mathematics