Ir*ri"sion\, n. [L. irrisio, fr. irridere, irrisum. to laugh at; pref. ir- in + ridere to laugh: cf. F. irrision.] The act of laughing at another; derision.

This being spoken sceptic[`e], or by way of irrision. --Chapman.
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