Adjective(1) abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
(1) You can add our derisive noises to the swelling chorus.(2) He is not expecting any derisive letters in his mail.(3) If all goes well next weekend, his reign might end not with a bang but a derisive laugh.(4) But the most derisive comments of all were reserved for my arguments about the moral and legal restraints on the early colonists.(5) This is probably where the derisive humor begins it's arc.(6) People tend to be cynical and derisive towards romantic comedies.(7) Even raising the issue draws derisive and dismissive responses.(8) Answers can be serious, solemn, pithy, witty, biting, derisive , belittling├ö├ç┬¬(9) At the time, I took those words to heart, mostly because there was no voice in the media to simply laugh out loud in derisive response.(10) He gave a short, derisive laugh, but the gleam in his eyes was bitter.(11) Howard apparently ├ö├ç├┐raised derisive chuckles at least a dozen times├ö├ç├û.(12) In the interest of sparing feelings I have closed this entry to further derisive comments.(13) Something unhealthy in our political system causes each president to be portrayed in the most vicious and derisive terms.(14) They were candidly surprised by how well it all turned out and my office no longer elicits derisive or doubting commentary.(15) It was a short, derisive laugh, and I smiled in a confused manner at my phone.(16) Then, with an inner laugh, knowing how this would affect her, he turned and gave her a derisive sneer.
5. derisory ::
6. snide ::
8. disdainful ::
9. scornful ::
10. contemptuous ::
13. scathing ::
14. sarcastic ::
Different Formsderisive, derisively, derisiveness
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