OTHER WORDS FOR risible
Origin of risible
OTHER WORDS FROM risibleun·ris·i·ble, adjective
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How to use risible in a sentence
The latter stages of the film, in which a conspiracy is broadly sketched out, would be wobbly enough without Oliver Stone making JFK out to be some sort of saint—but his soft-soaping of JFK’s management of the Bay of Pigs crisis is risible.Oliver Stone’s Crackpot JFK Conspiracy Movie Is a Hilarious, Head-Spinning Mess|Caspar Salmon|July 12, 2021|The Daily Beast
Although the Taken movies are mostly risible, Neeson’s persona connected with audiences and his old-school masculinity inspired more talented filmmakers to seize on his popularity.The surprisingly durable second act of Liam Neeson|Scott Tobias|June 25, 2021|Washington Post
It was an absurd case brought under a risible legal theory that was widely mocked even by many outspoken opponents of Obamacare.The Supreme Court shut down an attack on Obamacare in the most dismissive way possible|Ian Millhiser|June 17, 2021|Vox
Annual property taxes are risible resembling other states’ monthly bills.
This year introduced a new, risible entry to the cultural lexicon: “The Coachella Diet.”Coachella, Oasis For Douchebags and Trust Fund Babies, Should Be Avoided At All Costs|Marlow Stern|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The argument depends on a number of risible and obviously untrue assumptions.Single Mothers Are Not America’s Real Welfare Queens|Amanda Marcotte|January 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His essay was considered so risible that few even bothered trying to argue with it.In Defense of Jonathan Franzen|Michelle Goldberg|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His stature with the French public has sunk from rising star to risible lecher.Dominique Strauss-Kahn Settles With Maid: How the Case Changed France|Christopher Dickey|December 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As recently as 40 years ago the very idea of Scottish independence was considered risible.A Stand-Alone Scotland|Alex Massie|January 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Risible, riz′i-bl, adj. capable of exciting laughter: laughable: amusing.
Her exclamations, at his extraordinary appearance, were too much for the risible muscles of the rest of the company.Manners, Vol 2 of 3|Frances Brooke
Toby's breath caught in his throat for a moment, but he stiffened his risible muscle like a man.Mammon and Co.|E. F. Benson
Humor operates from within, with its slow and prolonged excitation of your risible soul.
Man is the only risible animal: risibility may be said, therefore, to be his distinguishing mark.