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mockery

noun

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1 a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something
  • the predetermined outcome of the hearings made them a mockery of true justice

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2 a person or thing that is made fun of
  • you won't make a mockery of me!

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3 the making of unkind jokes as a way of showing one's scorn for someone or something
  • insulted by their mockery of his mannerisms

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The first known use of mockery was in the 15th century

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“Mockery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mockery. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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