Definitions For Derision


  • The act of deriding or treating with contempt
  • Contemptuous laughter
  • The feeling that people express when they criticize and laugh at someone or something in an insulting way

Is Derisions a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Derision is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Derision in a Sentence

  • One of the students laughed in derision at my error.
  • The team's awful record has made it an object of derision in the league.
  • “Nerd” is a term of derision.

Synonyms for Derision

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