His first film was a complete flop, and he became the object of the critics' savage derision.
de (down)#ridere (to laugh) (Latin)
derision -> der is son (without marrying). A contemptuous act causing a "contemptuous laughter". Noun form is 'deride' and in high school, if you don't have a car (de ride) that is expensive enough, other kids may mock and ridicule you deri se ane wale ki mocking hoti hai