Sentence Examples


  • I concluded that he laughed in derision of my efforts, confident of his own resources.
  • The name, as has often been the case with party designations, was at first given in derision, and by an enemy.
  • The applause of the vulgar was mingled with the derision of the court party.
  • QUAKERS, originally a cant name applied in derision to the members of the Society of Friends, but now used without any contemptuous significance.
  • The crowd greeted their arrival with mockery and derision, and being treated as the envoys of heretics they escaped without having obtained a hearing.
 

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