Cynically \Cyn"ic*al*ly\ (s[i^]n"[i^]*kal*l[y^]), adv. In a cynical manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • cynically — [[t]sɪ̱nɪkli[/t]] ADV GRADED: usu ADV before v (disapproval) If you say that someone is cynically doing something, you mean they are doing it to benefit themselves and they do not care that they are deceiving, harming, or using people. → See also …   English dictionary

  • cynically — adv. Cynically is used with these verbs: ↑exploit, ↑laugh …   Collocations dictionary

  • cynically — cynical ► ADJECTIVE 1) tending not to believe in the integrity or sincerity of others. 2) sceptical. 3) contemptuous; mocking. 4) concerned only with one s own interests. DERIVATIVES cynically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • cynically — adverb with cynicism; in a cynical manner Larsen s frost blackened lips curved cynically • Derived from adjective: ↑cynical …   Useful english dictionary

  • cynically — adverb see cynical …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cynically — See cynical. * * * …   Universalium

  • cynically — adverb /ˈsɪn.ɪk.(ə.)li/ in a cynical manner …   Wiktionary

  • cynically — adv. sarcastically, pessimistically, scornfully, suspiciously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cynically — cyn·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • cynically — See: cynical …   English dictionary

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