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Word: cynical

Definition: skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness


Sentences Containing 'cynical'

Yet when I think of him in cold blood, far away from the glamour of his presence, I am convinced from his cynical speech and the look which I have caught in his eyes that he is one who should be deeply distrusted.
During the night-watches some cynical old sailors will crawl into them and coil themselves away there for a nap.

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