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Ridicule (IPA: /ˈɹɪdəkˌjuɫ/)


Ridicule (n.)

An object of sport or laughter; a laughingstock; a laughing matter.

Ridicule (n.)

Remarks concerning a subject or a person designed to excite laughter with a degree of contempt; wit of that species which provokes contemptuous laughter; disparagement by making a person an object of laughter; banter; -- a term lighter than derision.

Ridicule (n.)

Quality of being ridiculous; ridiculousness.

Ridicule (v. t.)

To laugh at mockingly or disparagingly; to awaken ridicule toward or respecting.

Ridicule (a.)

Ridiculous.

Ridicule

1996 film by Patrice Leconte

Ridicule

Episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Ridicule Synonyms

Derision

Ridicule Synonyms

Make Fun, Blackguard, Roast, Laugh At, Rib, Jest At, Guy, Poke Fun

Ridicule Rhymes



Ridicule


Spanish Translation

Ridicule in Spanish is Ridículo

Tagalog Translation

Ridicule in Tagalog is Kutyain

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Aristophanes turns Socrates into ridicule as making the worse appear the better reason." - Reason

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Du sublime au ridicule il n'y a qu'un pas." - Ridicule

Example Sentence (Quote)

"En géneral, le ridicule touche au sublime." - Ridicule

Example Sentence (Quote)

" How comes it to pass, then, that we appear such cowards in reasoning, and are so afraid to stand the test of ridicule?" - Ridicule

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I distrust those sentiments that are too far removed from nature, and whose sublimity is blended with ridicule; which two are as near one another as extreme wisdom and folly." - Ridicule


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