Definitions of cynical
a. - Having the qualities of a surly dog; snarling; captious; currish. 2
a. - Pertaining to the Dog Star; as, the cynic, or Sothic, year; cynic cycle. 2
a. - Belonging to the sect of philosophers called cynics; having the qualities of a cynic; pertaining to, or resembling, the doctrines of the cynics. 2
a. - Given to sneering at rectitude and the conduct of life by moral principles; disbelieving in the reality of any human purposes which are not suggested or directed by self-interest or self-indulgence; as, a cynical man who scoffs at pretensions of integrity; characterized by such opinions; as, cynical views of human nature. 2
The word "cynical" uses 7 letters: A C C I L N Y.
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