Cynicism Definition

sĭnĭ-sĭzəm
noun
The attitudes or beliefs of a cynical person.
Webster's New World
A scornfully or jadedly negative comment or act.
American Heritage
The philosophy of the Cynics.
Webster's New World
A cynical remark, idea, or action.
Webster's New World
pronoun
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Cynicism

Noun

Singular:
cynicism
Plural:
cynicisms

Origin of Cynicism

  • From Cynicism, cynic +‎ -ism; compare cynism

    From Wiktionary

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