(comparative more cynically, superlative most cynically)
- in a cynical manner
cynical + -ly
Variant of cynical
- believing that people are motivated in all their actions only by selfishness; denying the sincerity of people's motives and actions, or the value of living
- sarcastic, sneering, etc.
Origin of cynical; from Classical Latin cynicus, of the Cynics: see cynic