The subjection of someone or something to mockery and derision,
Subject (someone or something) to mockery and derision
his theory was ridiculed and dismissed
The subjection of someone or something to mockery and derision
he is held up as an object of ridicule
language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"
derision: the act of deriding or treating with contempt
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(Ridiculing) Appeal to ridicule, also called appeal to mockery, the Horse Laugh, or reductio ad ridiculum (Latin: "reduction to the ridiculous"), is a logical fallacy which presents the opponent's argument in a way that appears ridiculous, often to the extent of creating a straw man of the ...
derision; mocking or humiliating words or behaviour; to criticize or disapprove of someone or something through scornful jocularity; to make fun of
from France, directed by Patrice Leconte
Use of monstrous representation. See Pope, 'Sporus' from Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot.
Words intended to belittle a person or idea and arouse contemptuous laughter. The goal is to condemn or criticize by making the thing, idea, or person seem laughable and ridiculous. ...