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Entry Word: ridicule
Function: noun
Text: the making of unkind jokes as a way of showing one's scorn for someone or something <the early efforts by the suffragists to obtain voting rights for women were met with ridicule>
Synonyms derision, mockery
Related Words contempt, disdain, scorn; belittlement, deprecation, disparagement; insult, put-down; laughter, snickering; burlesque, caricature, mimicry, satire
Near Antonyms applause, approval, commendation, praise