verb (used with object), rid·i·culed, rid·i·cul·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR ridicule
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OTHER WORDS FROM ridiculerid·i·cul·er, nounself-rid·i·cule, nounun·rid·i·culed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for ridicule
Charlie ridiculed my faith and culture and I died defending his right to do so.
Memes that ridiculed political leaders and the Hong Kong Police Force shot through fiber optic cables at light speed.
Every time a victim comes forward and is shamed, judged, or ridiculed, I remember what it felt like to not be believed.
Because early in his career, though we ridiculed it above, Affleck was legitimately great in several of his films.Ben Affleck Delivers the Best Performance of His Career in ‘Gone Girl’|Kevin Fallon|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Basically, the biggest comedy blockbuster of the summer ridiculed the very notion of the summer blockbuster itself.
And here we meet with one of Wagner's dramatic makeshifts, which has often been ridiculed.Richard Wagner His Life and His Dramas|W. J. Henderson
But he is ridiculed for that belief by his teacher's monitor.
The captain and owners of the Atafu were quite confident of victory, and ridiculed the idea of our having the ghost of a chance.Two Years Among the Savages of New Guinea.|W. D. Pitcairn
But it is only a beginning, very scant and small, and ridiculed unmercifully by the great slow dead-weight of the majority.The home|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
This was ridiculed, and the master urged to prove the assertion.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4|American Anti-Slavery Society