Translation of "cynical" - English-Spanish dictionary

cynical

adjective uk /ˈsɪn.ɪ.kəl/ disapproving

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

cínico
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

cínico
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/
cynicism noun [ no plural ] uk /-sɪ.zəm/

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

(Translation of “cynical” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

cynical

adjective /ˈsinikəl/

inclined to believe the worst, especially about people

cínico
a cynical attitude.
cynically adverb

cínicamente
He tends to regard the motivations of politicians rather cynically.
cynic noun

a person who believes the worst about everyone

cínico
He is a cynic – he thinks no-one is really unselfish.
cynicism /-sizəm/ noun

cinismo
her cynicism towards politics.

(Translation of “cynical” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)