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cynic

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɪn.ɪk/ disapproving us  
a person who believes that people are only interested in themselves and are not sincere: I'm too much of a cynic to believe that he'll keep his promise. A cynic might say that the government has only taken this measure because it is concerned about its declining popularity.
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