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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Cynicism \Cyn"i*cism\ (s[i^]n"[i^]*s[i^]z'm), n.
The doctrine of the Cynics; the quality of being cynical; the
mental state, opinions, or conduct, of a cynic; morose and
contemptuous views and opinions.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a cynical feeling of distrust
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
23 Moby Thesaurus words for "cynicism":
Timonism, antisocial sentiments, antisociality, causticity,
defeatism, dismalness, gloominess, gloomy outlook, innuendo,
invective, irony, malism, misanthropism, misanthropy, negativism,
nihilism, pessimism, retreatism, sarcasm, satire, satiric wit,
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