Example sentences for: deride

How can you use “deride” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • And he goes on to deride macroeconomics for its "illusion that it could make the whole system run smoothly almost regardless of how the economy's underlying sectors functioned.

  • Didn't we used to deride the Soviet Union for putting those who expressed unpopular (albeit despicable) views in mental institutions?

  • And while it may be foolish to deride secularism as hollow, it's not particularly risky--not in a nation of Indians.

  • The complex and fluid developments in the European Community, between English and eight other languages, have been labeled in at least four ingeniously pejorative ways, as Eurolish, Eurospeak, Desperanto, and Minglish (the first two also used to denote and deride Common Market bureaucratese, the third to catch the confusion that can arise among simultaneous translators).

  • They deride "machismo."

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