Example sentences for: derisive

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

  • Garry Trudeau, Bush wrote, was "a little elitist who is spoiled, derisive, ugly and nasty."

  • Hecklers offered derisive amendments: "Impeachment Avenue" was proposed.

  • That's not an appetizing image, but I'm preparing you for Ravenous , the cannibal saga I predict will elicit the most derisive reviews of any film this year.

  • As recalled by Peter Prichard in his book, The Making of McPaper , Neuharth condemned the "old journalism of despair," a "derisive technique of leaving readers discouraged, or mad, or indignant."

  • The practice carried over into Middle High German and Dutch, where it developed a sarcastic edge and became generally derisive.


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