Definition and Meanings for cynical

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Cynical is ranked 7,160 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of cynical


Meaning of cynical


as adjective

  • believing that people are motivated purely by self-interest; distrustful of human sincerity or integrity
  • doubtful as to whether something will happen or whether it is worthwhile
  • contemptuous; mocking
  • concerned only with ones own interests and typically disregarding accepted standards in order to achieve them
  • No antonyms for cynical

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