Example sentences for: derision

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

  • Actual slogans include "Walk, Don't Run," "Watch the Gap," and "Stay Alert, Stay Alive" and feature little mockery and derision.

  • The very terms Anglish and Yinglish invite scholarly derision as being both facetious and inaccurate.

  • Too young to remember the ordinary clothes of the previous era, they regarded huge bustles, sweeping trains, lofty coiffures, and tightly laced waists with a ferocious derision born of dread.

  • I was told, however, that there was laughter and derision at a New York Magnolia screening.

  • The same is true of humph , a nasal snort of derision rather than something akin to what a camel has on its back.


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