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cynical
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
someone who expects the worst — especially of people (such as expecting them to be selfish and lie)
  • We're too cynical, too decadent.
    1.12 — Part 1 Chapter 12 (33% in)
  • A society woman wrote an article on the exotic shrines she had seen in her dangerous jungle travels, praised the touching faith of the savages and reproached modern man for cynicism; the Stoddard Temple, she said, was a symptom of softness and decadence; the illustration showed her in breeches, one slim foot on the neck of a dead lion.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (19% in)

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