English to Afrikaans Meaning :: ridicule

Ridicule :
bespotting
- bespottingbespotbelaglikverspotmaking
 

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Noun(1) language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate(2) the act of deriding or treating with contempt
Verb(1) subject to laughter or ridicule

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(1) he is held up as an object of ridicule(2) A person who snores is often an object of ridicule and causes sleepless nights for others.(3) Instead the media and the powers that be heaped scorn and ridicule upon him.(4) Therefore, if Rousseau were interested in spiritualism, during his lifetime it need not have made him an object of ridicule .(5) But the pro-hunting Countryside Alliance said the demand would bring ridicule on the Government.(6) How do you in practice decide whether some ridicule is reasonable and some ridicule is unreasonable?(7) If it had happened in some third world country, it would have been the object of ridicule from the press here.(8) The law of libel in England is based on whether the plaintiff has suffered hatred, ridicule or contempt.(9) And don't forget how the Eiffel Tower was greeted with ridicule before becoming the great attraction it so surely is.(10) No government likes to have ridicule heaped upon it although this administration seems to mind it less than others.(11) Sheriff William Holligan said Reilly was an object of ridicule and his treatment by officers was unprofessional.(12) Individuals suffering panic attacks often go to great lengths to hide their symptoms because they fear ridicule .(13) That hasn't prevented him becoming the object of ridicule among his peers or the victim of inane questioning about his lifestyle.(14) In this, Jane Austen's last completed work, satire and ridicule take a milder form, and the tone is more grave and tender.(15) Punishment is administered not by burning at the stake but by ridicule and contempt in the media.(16) Others are bullied, either because they are isolated from their peers or because a sick or disabled parent is an easy object of ridicule .
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(1) to ridicule ::
om bespotting
Synonyms
Noun
1. mockery ::
bespotting
2. derision ::
bespotting
3. laughter ::
lag
4. scorn ::
spot
6. contempt ::
minagting
15. badinage ::
draak steek met
17. sarcasm ::
sarkasme
18. satire ::
satire
20. ribbing ::
ribbeligheid
Verb
24. deride ::
spot
25. mock ::
spot
26. laugh at ::
lag vir
28. jeer at ::
spot by
29. jibe at ::
gijpen by
30. sneer at ::
ginnegappen by
31. treat with contempt ::
behandel met minagting
32. scorn ::
spot
33. make fun of ::
maak pret van
34. poke fun at ::
steek pret by
35. scoff at ::
spot met
36. satirize ::
spot dryf
37. lampoon ::
pamflet
38. burlesque ::
burleske
39. caricature ::
karikatuur
40. parody ::
parodie
41. tease ::
terg
42. taunt ::
spot
43. chaff ::
kaf
44. kid ::
kind
45. rib ::
rib
46. josh ::
Josh
47. razz ::
Razz
Different Forms
ridicule, ridiculed, ridicules, ridiculing
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