Derisiveness
Derisive De*ri"sive, a. Expressing, serving for, or characterized by, derision. ``Derisive taunts.'' --Pope. -- {De*ri"sive*ly}, adv. -- {De*ri"sive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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