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CYNICAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cynical mean? 

CYNICAL (adjective)
  The adjective CYNICAL has 1 sense:

1. believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others

  Familiarity information: CYNICAL used as an adjective is very rare.


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CYNICAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others

Synonyms:

cynical; misanthropic; misanthropical

Similar:

distrustful (having or showing distrust)


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