Definition of Derisorily

1. Adverb. In a disrespectful and mocking manner. "`Sorry,' she repeated derisively"

Exact synonyms: Derisively, Mockingly, Scoffingly
Partainyms: Derisive, Mocking



Definition of Derisorily

1. Adverb. In a derisory manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Derisorily

derigs
derilict
dering
deringer
deringers
derisible
derision
derisions
derisive
derisively
derisiveness
derisivenesses
derisk
derisked
derisking
derisorily (current term)
derisory
derivability
derivable
derivably
derival
derivals
derivate
derivates
derivation
derivational
derivational morphology
derivationally
derivations
derivative

Literary usage of Derisorily

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1. English Composition and Rhetoric by Alexander Bain (1888)
"... the voice: as primarily, cursorily, summarily, derisorily. Still worse is the repetition of the same letter or syllable: as farriery, ..."

2. Mental Culture in Burmese Crisis Politics: Aung San Suu Kyi and the National by Gustaaf Houtman (1999)
"... and these are sometimes derisorily referred to as GONGOs (Government Organized Non- J * О Governmental Organizations), though they are also known by ..."

3. Letters to a Friend: On the State of Ireland, the Roman Catholic Question by Edward Augustus Kendall (1826)
"... either wrath- fully or fiercely, or sneeringly, contemptuously, contumeliously, or derisorily, therefore " blasphemy," in its primary or literal sense, ..."

4. Women in South African History: Basus'iimbokodo, Bawel'imilambo / They by Nomboniso Gasa (2007)
"Maria remembered that when they left she was standing on her zinc roofing and Roux laughed derisorily at her. 'I said to him "You laugh because you're ..."

5. Opera by Horace (1832)
"Go now, after hearing this philosophical truth—derisorily, as if any passion for such things were obviously impossible. Ep. ii. 2. 76. ..."

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