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  Definition of Cynic
  1. someone who is critical of the motives of others
  2. a member of a group of ancient Greek philosophers who advocated the doctrine that virtue is the only good and that the essence of virtue is self-control
Similar Words: faultfinder, Cynic

 

Hyponyms: detractor, disparager, depreciator, knocker

 

Derivational Morphology: blame, find fault, pick

 

 
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