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1. cynic

noun. ['ˈsɪnɪk'] someone who is critical of the motives of others.

Synonyms

  • knocker
  • disagreeable person
  • unpleasant person
  • disparager
  • faultfinder
  • depreciator

Etymology

  • cynike (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Cynic

  • monoclinic
  • dominik
  • clinic
  • winnick
  • winik
  • winick
  • vinnick
  • vinik
  • vinick
  • shinnick
  • pinnick
  • minnick
  • minick
  • linnik
  • kinnick
  • finnick

2. Cynic

noun. a member of a group of ancient Greek philosophers who advocated the doctrine that virtue is the only good and that the essence of virtue is self-control.

Antonyms

  • libertarian

Sentences with cynic


1. Adjective
A cynic might view Pepsi's elaborate donation plans as simply another way to advertise their products, but their relationship with charitable organizations is a two-way street.

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