Derision in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Derision

Act of treating with disdain. | Something to be derided; a laughing stock.

Short Example Sentence for Derision

  • 1. A laugh of derision sounded at the rear. 🔊
  • 2. A yell of derision told that he had missed. 🔊
  • 3. A shadow of derision parted her lips. 🔊
  • 4. They laughed in derision at his small request. 🔊
  • 5. His fancy detected derision in the squall of the saws. 🔊
  • 6. Groans, yells, shrieks of derision rent the air. 🔊
  • 7. In derision they addrest Him as a king. 🔊
  • 8. The thrusting out of the tongue in derision is as common now as it was then. 🔊
  • 9. But his only answer was a shout of derision and the cocking of pistols. 🔊
  • 10. With a laugh of derision she fled along the passage pursued by him. 🔊
  • 11. And a quiet smile of derision showed itself at the corners of my mouth. 🔊
  • 12. She looked at him, and there was a gleam of derision in her narrowed eyes. 🔊
  • 13. Bob's derision seemed to be like oil poured upon a fire. 🔊
  • 14. In great derision he squirted half a tube of cerulean blue upon his canvas. 🔊
  • 15. And the other women shouted derision at her, "Ngwe-nkonde! 🔊
  • 16. Debate abruptly adjourned; evening wasted; howls of derision from Radicals. 🔊
  • 17. These Anti-Vigilantes came to be known in derision as the Law-and-Order Party. 🔊

How to use Derision in Sentence?

  • 1. Poverty in such a land is not merely privation, it is to live in derision and contempt. 🔊
  • 2. Many a time since then has the same derision been awakened by this claim of Christ. 🔊
  • 3. Henceforth ballooning would not be regarded with derision and unbelief in England. 🔊
  • 4. Her horrid grin of derision brought a flush to his cheek; he faced her quite coolly. 🔊
  • 5. For years the bands of the British regiments played it in derision of the provincials. 🔊
  • 6. He was seated upon a throne of jet, and his arms supported in derision by two prize-fighters. 🔊
  • 7. The leading lady regards you with critical derision or she doesn't regard you at all. 🔊
  • 8. He pulled himself up short with a word of derision at the length to which he had permitted his mind to run. 🔊
  • 9. They choose to make monarchy contemptible by exposing it to derision in the person of the most benevolent of their kings. 🔊
  • 10. Treeless Brighton has been the derision alike of Doctor Johnson and Tom Hood, to name no others. 🔊
  • 11. It was seated in a chair which had been pulled up to the screen with its back towards it, as if in mockery and derision of its power to keep it. 🔊
  • 12. Wisely conceiving this remarkable attitude to be in mockery and derision of his devotions, the worthy muleteer was transported with fury. 🔊
  • 13. Life is a serious matter-of-fact business to us, and we hold in stern derision the amenities of more sophisticated communities. 🔊
  • 14. For standards they bore a loaf stuck on the point of a pike in derision of its tiny size, the result of the gabelle on flour. 🔊
  • 15. A hoarse laugh followed this speech, and the drinking-cups were set down with a dash of derision as one after another took it up. 🔊
  • 16. Chambers had got more sail on her now, and they could see him, coolly sitting at the wheel and waving a hand in derision back at them. 🔊
  • 17. This was the movement that excited the derision of Wickens's boy in the adjacent gravel pit. 🔊
  • 18. In some curious fashion, without doing anything to merit it, he had apparently become an object of scorn and derision to the party. 🔊
  • 19. Others, in anxiously trying to follow motions, will make absurd mistakes, and bring down on themselves the derision of the spectators. 🔊
  • 20. The worn-out arguments fail to convince, and denunciations that once blanched the faces of a race, excite in us only derision and disgust. 🔊
  • 21. Mockery and derision are bad aids to the holy cause, and the hand, which grasps filth to throw at an adversary, is itself the first soiled. 🔊
  • 22. It was here that we heard for the first time the epithet Huguenots applied as a term of reproach and derision to the Protestants. 🔊
  • 23. At least, let us hope that we shall all live to see these absurd books about Success covered with a proper derision and neglect. 🔊