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cynic

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈsɪn.ɪk/ disapproving
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.
Translations of “cynic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 憤世嫉俗的人, 認為人皆自私者…
in Russian циник…
in Turkish kötümser, herşeye kötü açıdan bakan, felaket tellalı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愤世嫉俗的人, 认为人皆自私者…
in Polish cynik…
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