Derisory in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Derisory

ridiculously small or inadequate

Examples of Derisory in a sentence

The derisory pay raise that the employees received was quickly eaten up by rising insurance costs. 🔊

Although he was convicted of robbery, the wealthy felon only served a derisory sentence of a couple of months. 🔊

The derisory increase in interest wasn’t welcomed, but the small upsurge didn’t bring much of a financial change. 🔊

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