from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Addicted to laughing derisively or sneering at others.
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Anthology; Book V., irrisory epigrams; Book VI. amatory epigrams; and
AMMIANUS is the author of twenty-nine epigrams in the Anthology, all irrisory.
A different view of art and literature, and one which adds considerably to our knowledge of the ancient feeling about them, is given by another class of pieces, the irrisory epigrams of the