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ridicule

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There is no adequate defense, except stupidity, against the impact of a new idea.
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English

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to ridicule

Third person singular
ridicul

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to ridicule (third-person singular simple present ridicul, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) to make fun of

Translations

Noun

Singular
ridicule

Plural
-

ridicule (-)
  1. derision; mocking or humiliating words or behaviour

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French

Adjective

ridicule

  1. ridiculous (foolish)


This French entry was created from the translations listed at ridiculous. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see ridicule in the French Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008

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