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Synonyms and Antonyms of cynic

  1. a person who distrusts other people and believes that everything is done for selfish reasons <a cynic who believes that nobody does a good deed without expecting something in return> Synonyms misanthrope, naysayer, pessimist Related Words misandrist, misogynist; doubter, negativist, skeptic; belittler, critic, derider, detractor, scoffer; malcontent; defeatist, quitter Near Antonyms optimist, Pollyanna, positivist; idealist, sentimentalist

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