What is another word for Ridiculed?

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[ ɹˈɪdɪkjˌuːld], [ ɹˈɪdɪkjˌuːld], [ ɹ_ˈɪ_d_ɪ_k_j_ˌuː_l_d]

Ridiculed is a strong word that often denotes a negative connotation. When we use it, we usually refer to someone who has been targeted or attacked for their beliefs or actions. In such cases, it is better to use synonyms that do not have such a harsh connotation. Some of the synonyms of the word include mocked, taunted, teased, heckled, jeered, scorned, and derided. Other synonyms that can be used are ridiculed, scoffed, lampooned, satirised, and parodied. By using these synonyms, we can express our disapproval of someone's actions or beliefs without being overly harsh or hurtful.

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How to use "Ridiculed" in context?

When society ridicules someone it often results in feelings of insecurity and low self-esteem. This can have a lasting impact on how someone views themselves and sadly, it's often difficult for them to recover from the damage. Bystanders play a big role in this process by joining in the laughter and making fun of the person. As bystanders we are ultimately responsible for the way that the victim feels and we can help them by being supportive and understanding. If we see someone being Ridiculed we should take a moment to stop and reflect on why it's happening.

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