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English definition of “cynical”
› not trusting or respecting the goodness of other people and their actions, but believing that people are interested only in themselves: Listening to politicians for too long can make you cynical. She’s become cynical about men. cynicism
/ˈsɪn·əˌsɪz·əm/ n [U] › He’s often been accused of cynicism, but he says he’s just realistic.