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cynical

adjective
 
 
/ˈsɪnɪkəl/
believing that people are only interested in themselves and are not sincere: Many people have become cynical about politicians.Suspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosity
cynically adverb cynicism
 
 
/ˈsɪnɪsɪzəm/ noun [U]
cynical beliefsSuspecting and questioningQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriosity
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