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Cynical Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others

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  • Cynical realism: Cynical realism is a contemporary movement in Chinese art, especially in the form of painting, that began in the 1990s. Beginning in Beijing, it has become
  • Cynical Orange: Cynical Orange is a manhwa created by Yoon JiUn. In the United States iceKunion originally held the license; Yen Press later took the license. In the
  • Cynical Skin: "Cynical Skin" is a song by American rock band Get Scared. It is the band's fifth overall single in their discography, and their only single featuring
  • Critique of Cynical Reason: Critique of Cynical Reason is a book by the German philosopher Peter Sloterdijk, published in 1983 in two volumes under the German title Kritik der zynischen
  • Filmworks VII: Cynical Hysterie Hour: Filmworks VII: Cynical Hysterie Hour is a 1989 album by John Zorn featuring music written for a series of Japanese animated shorts that were created by

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* Do you want me to tell you something really subversive Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. . . . It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more. - Lee Iacocca

* Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack. - Harry Emerson Fosdick

* No matter how cynical you get, it is impossible to keep up. - Lily Tomlin

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