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Definition of "derisively" [derisively]

  • In a mocking and demeaning manner. (adjective)

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Use "derisively" in a sentence
  • "In fact, I should thank the people who have used this term derisively against me."
  • "No, the only thing last night's packed house gave McCain were groans -- and a nice hiss when he called derisively referred to Obama as "that one.""
  • ""Mebbe yo 'sympathies will be more tenderer for me in my afflictions of lawless sons after this, Nancy," he called derisively over his shoulder."
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