What does the word mockery mean?

Usage examples for mockery

  1. And for all her air of mockery, I was, as I remember, much pleased with this speech. – Simon Dale by Anthony Hope
  2. Such an experiment is a mockery. – History of the Buccaneers of America by James Burney
  3. Good heavens, what mockery it seems! – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey