CYNICAL Definition


Pronunciation: SIN uh kul

Synonym: Skeptic, pessimist, misanthrope, misogynic
Antonym: Optimistic, positive

Definition:
1) Having a negative or pessimistic view of the things around you.
2) Having the belief that people are motivated only by self interest.
3) Being distrustful of human nature and motives

Sentence:
1) After a pep talk one day and a lay off the next the remaining staff was very cynical about the company.
2) Her cynical demeanor made me suspect of her true intentions towards our relationship.