cynical

英 ['sɪnɪk(ə)l] 美 ['sɪnɪkl]
  • adj. 愤世嫉俗的;冷嘲的
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cynical (adj.)
1580s, "resembling Cynic philosophers," from cynic + -al (1). By late 17c. the meaning had shaded into the general one of "critical, disparaging the motives of others, captious, sneering, peevish." Related: Cynically.
1. This is a cynical manipulation of the situation for short-term political gain.
这是为了获取短期政治利益而损人利己地对局势进行操纵。

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2. He described the Foreign Office's decision as sickening and cynical.
他称外交部的决议令人不齿、见利忘义。

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3. Politics is clubby, careerist, and cynical.
政治是排外的,充满野心的,只顾自己不顾他人的。

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4. It's hard not to be cynical about reform.
很难相信改革会成功。

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5. Ridley viewed his work with a cynical detachment.
里德利以一种吹毛求疵的超然态度看待他的作品。

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