Definition of cynical:
inward-looking, despairing, ungenerous, distrustful, grabby, bleak, sarcastic, self-seeking, greedy, attitude, hopeless, self-centered, ironical, fatalistic, misanthropical, broken, self-absorbed, cynic, misanthropic, sardonic, respect, ironic, wry, selfish, sneering, pessimistic, study at pessimistic, negative.
- disbelieving (part of speech: adjective)
sullen (part of speech: adjective)
- skeptical (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Shame of Motley", Raphael Sabatini.
- "The Passionate Elopement", Compton Mackenzie.
While the attention of the others was turned in that direction Dale, less cynical than her aunt, made a small plea to him and realized before she had finished with it that the Doctor too had his price.- "The Bat", Avery Hopwood Mary Roberts Rinehart.