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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. contemptuous laughter;

2. the act of deriding or treating with contempt;
[syn: derision, ridicule]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Derision \De*ri"sion\, n. [L. derisio: cf. F. d['e]rision. See Deride.] 1. The act of deriding, or the state of being derided; mockery; scornful or contemptuous treatment which holds one up to ridicule. [1913 Webster] He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh; the Lord shall have them in derision. --Ps. ii. 4. [1913 Webster] Satan beheld their plight, And to his mates thus in derision called. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. An object of derision or scorn; a laughing-stock. [1913 Webster] I was a derision to all my people. --Lam. iii. 14. Syn: Scorn; mockery; contempt; insult; ridicule. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

derision n 1: contemptuous laughter 2: the act of deriding or treating with contempt [syn: derision, ridicule]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

22 Moby Thesaurus words for "derision": burlesque, butt, caricature, contempt, contumely, disrespect, jest, joke, lampoon, laughter, mock, mockery, pasquinade, pilgarlic, raillery, ridicule, sarcasm, satire, scoffing, scorn, sport, travesty