derisive

[dih-rahy-siv, -ris-iv]
adjective
characterized by or expressing derision; contemptuous; mocking: derisive heckling.
Also, derisory [dih-rahy-suh-ree, -zuh-] .


Origin:
1655–65; deris(ion) + -ive

derisively, adverb
derisiveness, noun
nonderisive, adjective
overderisive, adjective
overderisively, adverb
overderisiveness, noun
underisive, adjective
underisively, adverb
underisiveness, noun
underisory, adjective
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derisive (dɪˈraɪsɪv, -zɪv)
 
adj
showing or characterized by derision; mocking; scornful
 
de'risively
 
adv
 
de'risiveness
 
n

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derisive
1620s, "characterized by derision," from L. deris-, pp. stem of deridere (see derision) + -ive. Meaning "ridiculous" is from 1896. Related: Derisively.
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Example sentences
In August 2007, this question ricocheted through the blogosphere to a chorus of
  derisive laughter.
It has so much to outshrill, its derisive and despairing stances are so
  familiar, that it seems more noise than news.
Howls of derisive laughter came pouring through his cell phone.
At times he was derisive, using words such as "purported" and
  "perceived" to describe discrimination against women.
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