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Meaning of CYNICAL

Pronunciation:  'sinikul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
 

CYNICAL is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: distrustful, misanthropic, misanthropical
 

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antisocial, captious, carping, Cassandra-like, Cassandran, Cassandrian, caustic, caviling, critical, defeatist, dismal, downbeat, dry, faultfinding, gloomy, hairsplitting, hypercritical, ironic, man-hating, misogynous, nagging, negative, negativistic, niggling, nihilistic, overcritical, pessimist, pessimistic, pettifogging, quibbling, Rabelaisian, sarcastic, sardonic, satiric, sexist, Timonistic, trichoschistic, ultracritical, uncheerful, unsociable, woman-hating
 

 

 

 

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