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adjective American English pronunciation: cynical /ˈsɪnɪk(ə)l/
  1. 2
    someone who is cynical expects things not to be successful or useful
    cynical about:

    I know that some of you are very cynical about the proposals.

  2. 3
    willing to let other people be harmed so that you can get an advantage

    Democrats said it was a cynical attempt to smear the President's reputation.

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 American English pronunciation: cynically /ˈsɪnɪkli/  adverb

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