derisible

derision

[dih-rizh-uhn]
noun
1.
ridicule; mockery: The inept performance elicited derision from the audience.
2.
an object of ridicule.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English derisioun < Old French derision < Late Latin dērīsiōn- (stem of dērīsiō), equivalent to Latin dērīs(us) mocked (past participle of dērīdēre; see deride) + -iōn- -ion

derisible [dih-riz-uh-buhl] , adjective
nonderisible, adjective
underisible, adjective
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derisible (dɪˈrɪzɪbəl)
 
adj
subject to or deserving of derision; ridiculous

derision (dɪˈrɪʒən)
 
n
1.  the act of deriding; mockery; scorn
2.  an object of mockery or scorn
 
[C15: from Late Latin dērīsiō, from Latin dērīsus; see deride]

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derision
c.1400, from O.Fr. derision (13c.), from L. derisionem, noun of action from deridere "ridicule," from de- "down" + ridere "to laugh."
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