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cynical
used in The Mill on the Floss

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someone who expects the worst — especially of people (such as expecting them to be selfish and lie)
  • Scorn and cynicism would be my only opium; unless I could fall into some kind of conceited madness, and fancy myself a favorite of Heaven because I am not a favorite with men.
    6.7 -- Book 6 Chapter 7 -- Philip Re-enters (30% in)

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