1. in a disrespectful and mocking manner

`Sorry,' she repeated derisively

Syn: ↑derisively, ↑scoffingly, ↑derisorily
Derived from adjective: ↑mocking, ↑derisive (for: ↑derisively)
2. in a disrespectful jeering manner
Syn: ↑jeeringly, ↑gibingly
Derived from adjective: ↑mocking, ↑jeering (for: ↑jeeringly)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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