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noun mockery pronunciation in American English /ˈmɑkəri/

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  1. 1
    [uncountable] remarks or behavior intended to make someone seem stupid, for example laughing at them, copying them, or saying something that is not kind
    “How interesting,” he said with a hint of mockery.
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  2. 2
    [singular] something that makes a system, organization, etc. seem stupid or useless
    mockery of: The Jones trial was a mockery of justice.
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