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Definition 1: so unreasonable as to invite derision - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where derisory or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the absurd excuse that the dog ate his homework
  • that's a cockeyed idea
  • ask a nonsensical question and get a nonsensical answer
  • a contribution so small as to be laughable
  • it is ludicrous to call a cottage a mansion
  • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history
  • her conceited assumption of universal interest in her rather dull children was ridiculous

Synonyms for derisory in the sense of this definition

(derisory is similar to ...) devoid of good sense or judgment

"foolish remarks" "a foolish decision"

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