plural of derision
as in jokes
a person or thing that is made fun of after yet another last place finish, the team became nothing more than a derision to all but its most loyal fans

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as in ridicules
the making of unkind jokes as a way of showing one's scorn for someone or something their absurd behavior on the awards show became a source of derision for comedians

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“Derisions.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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