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cynic

noun

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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

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The first known use of cynic was in 1542

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“Cynic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cynic. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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