Ridicule - Unkind words, to make fun of someone
Ridicule means to make fun of someone in an unkind way.
Mum got rid of her daughter's cue (ridicule), so the daughter made fun of her in an unkind way.
Example of ridicule in a sentence
She didn't show anyone her artwork for fear of ridicule.
The early efforts by the suffragists to obtain voting rights for women were met with ridicule.
There is a difference between an innocent jest and a mean-spirited ridicule.