(Archaic) An absurdity
A feeling or show of contempt and aloofness; scorn.
Anything that causes offence/offense, e.g. by being of an unacceptable quality.
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
Excessive flattery or admiration.
Excessive, untrue, or insincere praise; exaggerated compliment or attention
The definition of a compliment is the act of giving praise.
A particular aspect, feature, or detail:
Disrespect is defined as rudeness or a lack of courtesy.
Find another word for derision. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for derision, like: ridicule, scorn, mockery, disdain, contempt, insult, jeering, praise, commendation, adulation and flattery.