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Meaning of DERISORY

Pronunciation:  di'rIsuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  completely devoid of wisdom or good sense; "the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework"; "ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer"; "a contribution so small as to be laughable"; "it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion"; "a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history"; "her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous"
 

DERISORY is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: absurd, foolish, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*ri"so*ry\, a. [L. derisorius: cf. F. d['e]risoire.]
Derisive; mocking. --Shaftesbury.

 

 

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