English to Samoan Meaning :: derisory

Derisory :
derisory
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Adjective(1) so unreasonable as to invite derision

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(1) As any pensioner knows, though, money can be tight - especially when rocketing prices are coupled with a derisory 75p-a-week rise in the basic state pension.(2) Rather than languishing in rates paying derisory interest, these sums can be made to work hard for the business.(3) Even when they go to jail, all they face are derisory sentences of one or two nights for failure to pay a Ôö¼├║250 fine.(4) Yet while some banks and building societies offer attractive interest to encourage junior customers to see the benefit of saving, others pay them a derisory rate.(5) The membership feel insulted by the derisory pay offer of four per cent for this year.(6) Meanwhile, 300 members of middle management are demanding an improvement in what they term a derisory 1 per cent pay offer.(7) We wanted to picket to raise awareness that we are not prepared to accept the derisory pay offer that has been imposed on us.(8) Members of the Services Union are voting on strike action after receiving what they consider to be a derisory pay rise.(9) Any money you do save will remain in accounts that pay derisory rates of interest.(10) Last year we received a derisory four per cent increase in the fees paid by the council.(11) Millions of savers have money in deposit accounts that pay derisory rates of interest.(12) They said the pay package means accepting a derisory three-year 3.2 percent pay ├ö├ç├┐rise├ö├ç├û, and institutionalises low pay and divisions between health workers.(13) The company's derisory offer of a 1 percent pay rise has been overwhelmingly rejected by the workforce, who are demanding a rise of 3 percent.(14) They were simply saying: ├ö├ç├┐Look at how it looks to us, with what we already think to be derisory , inadequate penalties.├ö├ç├û(15) The derisory pay offer was the last straw for workers.(16) There has been a pattern of derisory pay offers in recent months tied to productivity increases and attacks on conditions, particularly pension rights.
Synonyms
Adjective
1. inadequate ::
utiʻuti
2. insufficient ::
lē lava
3. tiny ::
laʻitiitī lava
4. small ::
laʻitiiti
5. trifling ::
faalavefau
6. paltry ::
paltry
7. pitiful ::
faʻanoanoa
8. miserly ::
miserly
9. miserable ::
leagā
10. negligible ::
itiiti sona
11. token ::
faailoga
12. nominal ::
laiti
13. ridiculous ::
amusia
14. laughable ::
tau faʻaʻata
15. ludicrous ::
ludicrous
16. preposterous ::
lē talitonuina
18. measly ::
measly
19. stingy ::
stingy
20. lousy ::
lousy
21. pathetic ::
pathetic
22. piddling ::
piddling
23. piffling ::
piffling
24. mingy ::
mingy
Antonyms
1. complimentary ::
faamalo
2. laudatory ::
laudatory
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