Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun derision

2 senses of derision

Sense 1
derision -- (contemptuous laughter)
       => disrespect, discourtesy -- (an expression of lack of respect)

Sense 2
derision, ridicule -- (the act of deriding or treating with contempt)
       => discourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activity -- (a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others)

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