HyperDic: cynical

English > 1 sense of the word cynical:
ADJECTIVEallcynical, misanthropic, misanthropicalbelieving the worst of human nature and motives
cynical > pronunciation
Soundssih'nihkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > cynical: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningBelieving the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others.
Synonymsmisanthropic, misanthropical
BroaderdistrustfulHaving or showing distrust
Spanishcínico, misantrópico
Catalancínic, misantròpic
Nounscynicsomeone who is critical of the motives of others
Adverbscynicallywith cynicism

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