Cynic synonyms and antonyms

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A person who hates or distrusts all people
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Someone who habitually expects the worst outcome; one who looks on the dark side of things.
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A person who believes; especially regarding religion.
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One who is given to petty criticism and constant complaint.
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One who usually expects a favorable outcome.
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(Person, proper) In the Iliad, an ugly, discontented, abusive Greek soldier in the Trojan War
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One who scoffs.
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A person who belittles the worth of another person or cause.
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A person who habitually doubts; chronic skeptic
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The definition of cynical is having a belief that people only do things to serve their own needs.
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(Philosophy, religion) A person who accepts or champions nihilism.
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A misanthrope; a person who hates all mankind; a person who hates the human species.
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Meaning the contrary of what is expressed
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Deviating from the right direction; misdirected; out of place.
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A person who habitually carps, who talks too much and regularly finds fault
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One who lacks belief or faith, especially in a particular religion; a nonbeliever.
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The definition of an idealist is a person guided by principles or hopes rather than by practicality.
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Marked by or displaying contemptuous mockery of the motives or virtues of others
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Given to the use of irony; sarcastic.
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The definition of a critic is someone who evaluates or makes judgments on people or things, or a person whose job it is to evaluate and write about what they experience, especially art, literature and food.
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Marked by or displaying contemptuous mockery of the motives or virtues of others
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A person with a dislike or hatred of marriage
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A person who commits libel
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One who sneers.
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A person who flouts
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A person who accepts the doctrine of egoism
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One who hates mankind; misanthrope.
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One inclined to skepticism in religious matters.
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A person who asks questions, or who conducts an official enquiry
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One who rails.
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A person who writes satire.
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Given to making sardonic remarks:
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One who doubts.
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The definition of a misogynist is someone who hates women.
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