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synonyms for cynicism

  • bitterness
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • pessimism
  • sarcasm
  • misanthropy
  • misandry
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antonyms for cynicism

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  • belief
  • certainty
  • confidence
  • faith
  • trust
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How to use cynicism in a sentence

That cynicism doesn’t seem to be motivating them to sit on the sidelines during elections.
WHY YOUNGER AMERICANS DON’T VOTE MORE OFTEN (*NO, IT’S NOT APATHY)AMELIA THOMSON-DEVEAUX (AMELIA.THOMSON-DEVEAUX@ABC.COM)OCTOBER 30, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
McConnell argued, with obvious cynicism, that he wanted the American people to weigh in on the president first.
THE REPUBLICAN COURT PLAN HAS THE SUPPORT OF THE MAJORITY THEY’RE CONCERNED ABOUT: REPUBLICANSPHILIP BUMPSEPTEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I spotlighted the Change the World list yesterday, but I will do so again today, because it is a welcome antidote to the cynicism that pervades today’s discussions today about the state of business.
HOW AB INBEV IS TRYING TO CHANGE THE WORLDALAN MURRAYSEPTEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
The cynicism behind this statement can make many people uncomfortable.
THE DARK SIDE OF SMART - FACTS SO ROMANTICDIANA FLEISCHMANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020NAUTILUS
It’s got the idealism of The West Wing married to the cynicism of House of Cards, and it somehow works.
ONE GOOD THING: A DANISH DRAMA PERFECT FOR POLITICAL DEVOTEES, NOW ON NETFLIXEMILY VANDERWERFFSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
“Perhaps I div,” returned the Scot, with that touch of cynicism which is occasionally seen in his race.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
Ordinarily she was smiling with an affected cynicism, and it was plain to be seen that she respected her intellect.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Directly he entered her presence he seemed to forget his cynicism, and to become light-hearted and gay.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
The voice could be heard, in different modulations, but always with profound cynicism as its basis.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Along with his war-books, Thyrsis was reading his daily newspaper, which came to him freighted with the cynicism of the hour.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
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