Synonyms and Antonyms of derision

  1. 1 a person or thing that is made fun of in the 19th century any supporter of women's rights could expect to become a derision to her neighbors Synonyms butt, laughingstock, jest, joke, mark, mock, mockery, sport, targetRelated Words chump, dupe, fall guy, fool, gull, monkey, pigeon, sap, sucker, victimNear Antonyms darling, favorite, pet

  2. 2 the making of unkind jokes as a way of showing one's scorn for someone or something her absurd behavior on the awards show became a source of derision for comedians Synonyms ridicule, mockery, sportRelated Words contempt, disdain, scorn; belittlement, deprecation, disparagement; catcall, insult, put-down; laughter, snickering; burlesque, caricature, mimicry, pasquinade, satireNear Antonyms applause, approval, commendation, praise

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