Insult and criticize

derision
(n)
dǝ-RI-sion
Meaning

ridicule; mockery

1st Sample Sentence

His first film was a complete flop, and he became the object of the critics' savage derision.

Root

de (down)#ridere (to laugh) (Latin)

Mnemonics

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

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