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cyn·ic
[sin-ik]
NOUN
1.
a person who believes that only selfishness motivates human actions and who disbelieves in or minimizes selfless acts or disinterested points of view.
2.
one of a sect of Greek philosophers, 4th century b.c., who advocated the doctrines that virtue is the only good, that the essence of virtue is self-control, and that surrender to any external influence is beneath human dignity.
3.
a person who shows or expresses a bitterly or sneeringly cynical attitude.
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Definition of cynic - a person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honourable or unselfish reasons, a.

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