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adjective cynical pronunciation in British English /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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 cynical pronunciation in British English /ˈsɪnɪkli/ adverb


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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