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derisive (adj.)

1620s, "expressing or characterized by derision," with -ive + Latin deris-, past participle stem of deridere "to ridicule," from de "down" (see de-) + ridere "to laugh" (see risible). Meaning "ridiculous, causing derision" is from 1896. Related: Derisively; derisiveness.

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Definitions of derisive from WordNet

derisive (adj.)
abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule;
derisive laughter
Synonyms: gibelike / jeering / mocking / taunting
From wordnet.princeton.edu