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cynical
used in A Room With A View

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Definition
someone who expects the worst — especially of people (such as expecting them to be selfish and lie)
  • Their pleasantry and their piety show cracks, their wit becomes cynicism, their unselfishness hypocrisy; they feel and produce discomfort wherever they go.
    Chapter 17 (96% in)
  • "I'm not cynical.
    Chapter 8 (76% in)
  • I wish, though, that Cecil had not turned so cynical about women.
    Chapter 20 (45% in)

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