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The meaning of Ridicule

Ridicule – definition

noun

The subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive language or behaviour.

Usage examples:

He is held up as an object of ridicule
verb

Subject to contemptuous and dismissive language or behaviour.

Usage examples:

His theory was ridiculed and dismissed
noun

Words or actions that make someone or something seem foolish or stupid

Usage examples:

He was an unhappy figure of ridicule, not a figure of fun, among his colleagues., she was ridiculed…

Ridicule translation into English

Ridicule: translate from English into Chinese

Translate ridicule into Chinese (Simplified)}
嘲笑, 嘲, 嘲讽, 嘲弄, 讥讽, 讥笑, 取笑, 讪笑, 耻笑, 讥, 诮, 娸, 愚弄, 讪, 谯, 嗤笑, 嗤

Ridicule: translate from English into Dutch

Translate ridicule into Dutch}
Spot, Belachelijk maken, Bespotten, Bespotting, Bespottelijk, Belachelijkheid, Belachelijkmaking, Spot drijven met

Ridicule: translate from English into French

Translate ridicule into French}
Ridicule, Ridiculiser, Tourner en ridicule, Raillerie, Se ridiculiser, Bafouiller, Se rendre ridicule

Ridicule: translate from English into German

Translate ridicule into German}
Spott, Verspotten, Spotten, Verlachen, Gespött

Ridicule: translate from English into Hindi

Translate ridicule into Hindi}
उपहास, हास्यास्पद, हँसी, ताना मारना, हंसी उड़ाना, ठिठोली करना, उपहास करना, बेहूदा, भद्दा

Ridicule: translate from English into Italian

Translate ridicule into Italian}
Ridicolo, Ridicolizzare, Mettere in ridicolo, Derisione

Ridicule: translate from English into Korean

Translate ridicule into Korean}
조소, 비웃다

Ridicule: translate from English into Russian

Translate ridicule into Russian}
Насмешка, Высмеивать, Осмеяние, Осмеивать, Смехотворность, Нелепый, Поднимать на смех

Ridicule: translate from English into Spanish

Translate ridicule into Spanish}
Ridículo, Ridiculizar, Burlas, Irrisión, Mofa, Poner en ridículo, Escarnecer, Mofarse de

Word origin

late 17th century: from French, or from Latin ridiculum, neuter (used as a noun) of ridiculus ‘laughable’, from ridere ‘to laugh’.

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