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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of treating with contempt; Language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate

Usage examples (37)
  • I mean, running is the kind of thing that could attract public ridicule.
  • Rudy Giuliani ran similarly early in Iowa, to much ridicule from the press.
  • Your solution of showing kindness to those who ridicule is the biblical response, of course.
  • So it's not as if you chose a particularly expensive seat at all, and no ridicule is in order. for more
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