Definition of Irrision

1. n. The act of laughing at another; derision.



Definition of Irrision

1. Noun. (obsolete) The act of laughing at another; derision. ¹

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Definition of Irrision

1. the act of laughing at another [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irrision

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Literary usage of Irrision

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1. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1907)
"of which the twelfth rule is directed against all representation-sacred persons or objects which savor of irrision or irreverence.' Spanish piety, in fact, ..."

2. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"... taken as an insulting irrision? and, should not the first effect thereof be a vindictive incitement of them against himself, as the most proper object ..."

3. The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Thomas Jefferson Hogg (1858)
"Bysshe looked not a little shocked and hurt at first by what he considered an indecent irrision of the sacred character of the lover-poet; but he felt and ..."

4. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of the Author by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1839)
"... nor giving him appellatives of scorn or irrision. 15. To submit to all our superiors in all things, either doing what they command, or suffering what ..."

5. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1907)
"of which the twelfth rule is directed against all representation-sacred persons or objects which savor of irrision or irreverence.' Spanish piety, in fact, ..."

6. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"... taken as an insulting irrision? and, should not the first effect thereof be a vindictive incitement of them against himself, as the most proper object ..."

7. The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley by Thomas Jefferson Hogg (1858)
"Bysshe looked not a little shocked and hurt at first by what he considered an indecent irrision of the sacred character of the lover-poet; but he felt and ..."

8. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of the Author by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1839)
"... nor giving him appellatives of scorn or irrision. 15. To submit to all our superiors in all things, either doing what they command, or suffering what ..."

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