Meaning of mockery

mock•er•y

Pronunciation: (mok'u-rē), [key]
— pl. -er•ies.
  1. ridicule, contempt, or derision.
  2. a derisive, imitative action or speech.
  3. a subject or occasion of derision.
  4. an imitation, esp. of a ridiculous or unsatisfactory kind.
  5. a mocking pretense; travesty: a mockery of justice.
  6. something absurdly or offensively inadequate or unfitting.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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