What are the antonyms for RIDICULE?

Synonyms for RIDICULE

Usage Examples for RIDICULE

  1. In the meanwhile the first necessity is to enable this person's nails to grow again; for to present himself thus in the Upper Air would be to cover him with ridicule. - "Kai Lung's Golden Hours" by Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
  2. Such was their style of ridicule. - "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846" by James Richardson