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cynical
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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someone who expects the worst — especially of people (such as expecting them to be selfish and lie)
  • Hence, discomfort, impatience, weariness, the liberty of a day of cynicism and folly, the quarrels which break forth for all sorts of causes—a pointed elbow, an iron-shod shoe, the fatigue of long waiting—had already, long before the hour appointed for the arrival of the ambassadors, imparted a harsh and bitter accent to the clamor of these people who were shut in, fitted into each other, pressed, trampled upon, stifled.
    1.1.1 — Vol 1 Bk 1 Chpt 1 — The Grand Hall (48% in)

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