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    derisory - Dictionary definition and meaning for word derisory

    Definition
    (adj) incongruous;inviting ridicule
    Example Sentence
    • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
    • that's a cockeyed idea
    • 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
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for derisory

derisory means that can be ridiculed.derisive means showing ridiule

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