The tendency to expect misfortune or the worst outcome in any circumstances; practice of looking on the dark side of things
The definition of cynical is having a belief that people only do things to serve their own needs.
Distrust is defined as a lack of trust or confidence.
Given to using sarcasm:
Disdainfully or humorously sneering or sarcastic
Indulging in, or fond of indulging in, satire
The definition of derision is a feeling of deep hatred.
The definition of irony is the use of words where the meaning is the opposite of their usual meaning or what is expected to happen.
A taunting, sneering, cutting, or caustic remark; gibe or jeer, generally ironic
The definition of a satire is the use of irony, sarcasm and humor to criticize or show the ignorance of people.
The definition of derisive is verbal abuse, expressing ridicule or mocking someone.
Hatred or mistrust of humankind.
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