Similar words: disorder, mental disorder, derision, derisive, supervisor, sensory, disorient, prison. Meaning: adj. incongruous;inviting ridicule.
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1. We were awarded a derisory sum.
2. Unions described the pay offer as derisory.
3. She was being paid what I considered a derisory amount of money.
4. The number of peasant members was derisory.
5. Government increases in health expenditure are derisory.
6. This crude critical ploy is derisory.
7. In last week's case Jackson was fined a derisory ￡900 on three charges involving an Austin Montego.
8. That is a derisory total for a committee monitoring agreements on tobacco advertising and sponsorship.
9. And only a derisory 3% said they would want to live in Oxford after the war.
10. First, a derisory vote, after a contest creating a lot of thoroughly unhelpful aggravation.
11. Nor is China’s offer derisory.
12. Yet in Europe use of natural-gas vehicles is derisory.
13. Cadbury Chairman Roger Carr has dismissed Kraft's offer as "derisory."
14. "Kraft talks about discipline in making their derisory offer but it's really about management weakness," Carr said in a statement.
15. All my attention focused on the commissioning fee, which I regarded as derisory.
16. The company's profits increased 35%, but they've only offered a derisory 2.5% pay increase.
17. I would be glad to exchange them for the same face value as the increasingly worthless and derisory folding stuff.
17. Sentencedict.com try its best to gather and build good sentences.
18. Sandbanks have appeared, navigation has slowed, fishermen complain of derisory catches, and the 60m people whose livelihoods directly or indirectly depend on the river are worried.
19. Cadbury declined to comment on the formal bid, but a source close to the company said: "The offer is unchanged and still derisory."
20. Few non - Japanese investors own yen cash or bonds, and central bank holdings are similarly derisory.
21. Were the contracts that were offered to the players as derisory as we have been led to believe?
22. The costs of such negligence are low in Japan where compensation for product liability claims is mostly derisory or non-existent.
23. "Nicolas Sarkozy does not intend to give up on it, whatever the derisory manoeuvres that only serve to harm creative diversity, " his office said in a statement.
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