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  • adjective Of or relating to the Cynics, a sect of ancient Greek philosophers who believed virtue to be the only good and self-control to be the only means of achieving virtue.
  • adjective Concerned only with one's own interests and disregarding accepted standards to achieve them: A cynical fool

Etymologies

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From Cynic + -al.

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