Make (something) seem foolish or absurd: new technology is making a mockery of our outdated laws
More example sentences
- That would be absurd and make a mockery of the entire project (as well as rendering all other results from it unreliable).
- He is making a mockery of all this in his business dealings and justifying his actions by saying he has to be competitive with the rest of the world.
- It's all too often clumsy, insincere and inappropriate, making a mockery of otherwise noble values.
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