mockery

mockery

/ˈmɒk(ə)ri/ [mok-er-ee]
noun mockeries
mass noun
1 Teasing and contemptuous language or behavior directed at a particular person or thing.
1.1 in singular – An absurd misrepresentation or imitation of something.
1.2 archaic – Ludicrously futile action.

Origin

Late Middle English from Old French moquerie, from mocquer ‘to deride’.

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We do not, here, use mockery.
It is too unpleasant and unkind.
And we think that you will find
We also don’t throw crockery.

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