CYNICAL MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Cynical Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Having the qualities of a surly dog; snarling; captious; currish.
  2. (a.) Pertaining to the Dog Star; as, the cynic, or Sothic, year; cynic cycle.
  3. (a.) Belonging to the sect of philosophers called cynics; having the qualities of a cynic; pertaining to, or resembling, the doctrines of the cynics.
  4. (a.) Given to sneering at rectitude and the conduct of life by moral principles; disbelieving in the reality of any human purposes which are not suggested or directed by self-interest or self-indulgence; as, a cynical man who scoffs at pretensions of integrity; characterized by such opinions; as, cynical views of human nature.


Synonyms:
Misanthropic, Misanthropical,

• Cynically Definition & Synonyms

  1. (adv.) In a cynical manner.


• Cynicalness Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The quality of being cynical.


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