Associations to the word «Mockery»

Wiktionary

MOCKERY, noun. The action of mocking; ridicule, derision.
MOCKERY, noun. Something so lacking in necessary qualities as to inspire ridicule; a laughing-stock.
MOCKERY, noun. (obsolete) Something insultingly imitative; an offensively futile action, gesture etc.
MOCKERY, noun. Mimicry, imitation, now usually in a derogatory sense; a travesty, a ridiculous simulacrum.

Dictionary definition

MOCKERY, noun. Showing your contempt by derision.
MOCKERY, noun. A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way.
MOCKERY, noun. Humorous or satirical mimicry.

Wise words

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Robert Louis Stevenson