contemptuous (part of speech: adjective)
ridiculing (part of speech: verb)
- You may perhaps have noticed that when during our voyage you all joined in scoffing at dreams, portents and visions, I invariably avoided giving any opinion on the subject. - "Clairvoyance", Charles Webster Leadbeater.
- For years they had held back, scoffing, predicting disaster; and while they held back venturesome youths had become millionaires. - "The Cow Puncher", Robert J. C. Stead.
- Some one asked- and asked in a scoffing spirit, father: 'Supposing you were to go out- doors, Mrs. Titus, with nothing on, when the thermometer was below zero, should you feel cold? - "The Opinions of a Philosopher", Robert Grant.