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cynical
used in 1984 by Orwell

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someone who expects the worst — especially of people (such as expecting them to be selfish and lie)
  • This peculiar linking-together of opposites — knowledge with ignorance, cynicism with fanaticism-is one of the chief distinguishing marks of Oceanic society.
    p. 216.2

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