Übersetzung von “cynical” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


adjective uk /ˈsɪn.ɪ.kəl/ us disapproving

A believing that people are only interested in themselves and are not sincere

She has a pretty cynical view of men.
I’ve always been deeply cynical about politicians.

used to say that someone’s feelings or emotions are used to your own advantage

She works in that most cynical of industriesadvertising.
He praises my cooking but it’s just a cynical ploy to get me to make him dinner.
cynically adverb uk /-kəl.i/ us
cynicism noun [ no plural ] uk /-sɪ.zəm/ us

He’s often been accused of cynicism in his attitude towards politics.

(Übersetzung von “cynical” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)