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Definition of the noun mockery
What does mockery mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: mockeries
- showing your contempt by derision
- a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonyms of mockery: burlesque / lampoon / parody / pasquinade / put-on / send-up / sendup / spoof / takeoff / travesty
- more generic words: caricature / imitation / impersonation = a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
- humorous or satirical mimicry
Alternative definition of the noun mockery
- The action of mocking; ridicule, derision.
- Something so lacking in necessary qualities as to inspire ridicule; a laughing-stock.
- [obsolete] Something insultingly imitative; an offensively futile action, gesture etc.
- Mimicry, imitation, now usually in a derogatory sense; a travesty, a ridiculous simulacrum.
"Mockery" is a 1927 drama film directed by Benjamin Christensen.
- also known as De verworpeling, Der Idiot, Der Sohn der Taiga, Einer von unten, La novela de un mujik, Mujik, Nobreza, O ilithios, Revolution, Terror
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producer: Erich Pommer
- art direction by Alexander Toluboff & Cedric Gibbons
- written by Joseph Farnham & Bradley King
- based on a story by Benjamin Christensen & Stig Esbern
- Ricardo Cortez as Capt. Dimitri
- Lon Chaney as Sergei
- Emily Fitzroy as Mrs. Gaidaroff
- Barbara Bedford as Countess Tatiana Alexandrova
- Mack Swain as Vladimir Gaidaroff
- Charles Puffy as Ivan - the Gatekeeper
- Kai Schmidt as Butler
- Johnny Mack Brown as Russian Officer
- Albert Ritter Conti v. Cedassamare as Military Commandant at Novokursk
- Jules Cowles as Peasant who robs Tatiana
- Frank Leigh as Outlaw Peasant in Cabin
- Russ Powell as Man taking Sergei to Ivan
- Buddy Rae as Russian Soldier
- Michael Visaroff as Cossack whipping Sergei
- cinematography by Merritt B. Gerstad
- edited by John English
- music by Jimmy Schafer
- genre: Drama
- released on (87 years ago)
"Mockery" is a composition.
- music by Bernard Herrmann
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mockery
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Sovereign Evolution (2008)
Manifest Destiny from "Civil Rights" to "Sovereign Rights" by Ezrah Aharone
The real mockery is that we remain in an unprincipled political relationship with a European people who hold “parental authority” to conditionally approve what they feel is politically best for us. The real mockery is that Black soldiers militarily ...
Book of Lies (2014)
The Disinformation Guide to Magick and the Occult by Metzger, Richard
Mockery is the punishment of the Gods. What fiendish laughter.
by G. Johannes Botterweck, Helmer Ringgren, Heinz-Josef Fabry
"Mockery" is ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
* MOCKERY, n.s. [moequer:.; French.] 1.
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
* MOCKERY. n.s. [moequerie, French.] 1. Derision ; scorn ; sportive insult,— The forlorn maiden, whom your eyes have seen The laughing-stock of fortune's mockeries, Am the only daughter of a king and queen ...
by Encyclopaedia Perthensis
MOCKERY, n.s. [moequerie, French.] 1. Derision ; scorn ; sportive insult. — The forlorn maiden, whom your eyes have seen The laughing-stock of fortune's mockeries, Am the only daughter of a king and queen. Fairy Queen. — Why should ...
A Dictionary of the English Language; in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals; and Illustrated in Their Different Significations ... Together with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar. By Samuel Johnson ... Whith Numerous Corrections, and with the Addition of Several Thousand Words ... by the Rev. H.J. Todd ... In Four Volumes. Vol. 1. [-4.] (1818)
Mockery. Not now in use.
In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson
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Five And Dime Cliff
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- Milf Mockery
Darkday likes to sometimes do silly mockery on the safety signs that she finds on an urban exploration adventure. Here she is doing the opposite of what the signs says. You are so bad Darkday...!
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- The Mockery
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- Mr. Mockery
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- Banksy mockery
Mural parody of Banksy, whose work appears above it.
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Scrabble value of M3O1C3K5E1R1Y4
The value of this 7-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine