cynic
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈsɪnɪk/
Adjective

cynic

  1. cynical (in all senses)
  2. (not comparable) Relating to the Dog Star.
    the cynic, or Sothic, year; cynic cycle
Noun

cynic (plural cynics)

  1. A person who believes that all people are motivated by selfishness.
  2. A person whose outlook is scornfully negative.
Related terms Translations Translations
Cynic
Noun

cynic (plural cynics)

  1. A member of a sect of Ancient Greek philosophers who believed virtue to be the only good and self-control to be the only means of achieving virtue.
Translations Adjective

cynic (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the Cynics.
Translations


This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.003
Offline English dictionary