cynicism

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İngilizce - Türkçe
{i} kinizm

Kinizminiz sizi bir gün yok edecektir. - Your cynicism will destroy you one day.

Sarkazm, kinizmle karıştırılmamalıdır. - Sarcasm should not be confused with cynicism.

(Pisikoloji, Ruhbilim) sinizm
siniklik
ahlakı hor görme
(isim) kinizm, kinik fikir, kinik söz
kinik fikir
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herkesi çıkarcı sanan kimse
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iyiliğe inanmayan
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{i} kötümser
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insanların her davranışında mutlaka bir çıkar bulunduğuna inanan kimse
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{i} alaycı tip
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sinik
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iyiliğe inanmayan kimse
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alaycı

O, yaşam hakkında çok alaycıdır. - She is very cynical about life.

Nasıl bu kadar alaycı olabiliyorsun? - How can you be so cynical?

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herkesin yalnız kendi menfaatine çalıştığna inanan kimse
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kinik
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{i} toplumsal değerleri küçümseyen kimse
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insanlardan hoşlanmayan kimse
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{i} hayatın güzelliklerine karşı çıkan felsefeci
İngilizce - İngilizce
the philosophy of the Greek Cynics
an emotion of jaded negativity, or a general distrust of the integrity or professed motives of other people. Cynicism can manifest itself by frustration, disillusionment and distrust in regard to organizations, authorities and other aspects of society, often due to previous bad experience. Cynics often view others as motivated solely by disguised self-interest
a skeptical, scornful or pessimistic comment or act
a distrustful attitude

David T Wolf: Idealism is what precedes experience; cynicism is what follows..

contempt for the opinions of others and of what others value
{i} pessimism, misanthropy, suspiciousness, sarcasm, contempt
A school of philosophy founded around the fifth century B C , probably by Antisthenes or Diogenes; the Cynics sought to lead lives of total simplicity and naturalness by rejecting all comforts and conveniences of society
Greek school of philosophy during the second half of the 4th century BCE The Cynics contended that civilization, with all its problems, was an artificial, unnatural condition and that it should be held in contempt Hence, they advocated returning to a natural life, which they equated with a simple existence, maintaining that complete happiness can be attained only through self-sufficiency because independence is the true good, not riches or luxuries The Cynics were exceedingly ascetic, regarding abstemiousness as the means to human liberation They did not propose the gratification of natural appetites so much as the nongratification of artificial ones
a cynical feeling of distrust
Cynics rejected conventional ideas of morality and the good life, arguing that the only good is that which is rational (and therefore virtuous) Most cynics also rejected private property, marriage and the State The modern word "cynic" derives from this school, but the meaning has changed, so that nowadays a cynic is simply someone who has no ideals, and doesn't believe other people do either
Cynicism about something is the belief that it cannot be successful or that the people involved are not honourable. This talk betrays a certain cynicism about free trade
Genus: Attitude or perspective Differentia: Looking at things with the view that man is evil Comment: People are cynical of government They think that politicians do things to further their own personal goals, instead of the goals shared by the rest of the populace
Cynicism is the belief that people always act selfishly. I found Ben's cynicism wearing at times. idealism
Belief (expressed by Diogenes) that the entire point of human life is the satisfaction of our most basic natural needs, without any respect for social conventions Thus, the Cynics practiced self-discipline in order to avoid the unhappiness that invariably results from any effort to pursue artificial obligations Recommended Reading: The Cynics: The Cynic Movement in Antiquity and Its Legacy, ed by R Bracht Branham and Marie Odile Goulet-Caze (California, 2000) {at Amazon com}; Luis E Navia, Classical Cynicism (Greenwood, 1996) {at Amazon com}; and D R Dudley, A History of Cynicism (Ares, 1980) {at Amazon com} Also see IEP, OCP, Menahem Luz, ColE, noesis, CE, ISM, and MacE
The doctrine of the Cynics; the quality of being cynical; the mental state, opinions, or conduct, of a cynic; morose and contemptuous views and opinions
a skeptical, scornful or pessimistic attitude, comment or act
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Of or related to the Cynics
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A person who believes that all people are motivated by selfishness
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{n} a snarling philosopher, snarler, brute
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{a} satirical, snarling, churlish
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a member of 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
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Given to sneering at rectitude and the conduct of life by moral principles; disbelieving in the reality of any human purposes which are not suggested or directed by self-interest or self-indulgence; as, a cynical man who scoffs at pretensions of integrity; characterized by such opinions; as, cynical views of human nature
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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
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Having the qualities of a surly dog; snarling; captious; currish
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One of a sect or school of philosophers founded by Antisthenes, and of whom Diogenes was a disciple
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One who holds views resembling those of the Cynics; a snarler; a misanthrope; particularly, a person who believes that human conduct is directed, either consciously or unconsciously, wholly by self-interest or self-indulgence, and that appearances to the contrary are superficial and untrustworthy
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someone who is critical of the motives of others 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
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A cynic is someone who believes that people always act selfishly. I have come to be very much of a cynic in these matters. someone who is not willing to believe that people have good, honest, or sincere reasons for doing something (cynicus, from kynikos , from kyon )
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Pertaining to the Dog Star; as, the cynic, or Sothic, year; cynic cycle
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A person whose outlook is scornfully negative
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Hence the term Cynic symbolized, in the popular judgment, moroseness, and contempt for the views of others
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{i} one who is cynical, pessimist, one who tends to be sarcastic
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someone who is critical of the motives of others
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The first Cynics were noted for austere lives and their scorn for social customs and current philosophical opinions
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Belonging to the sect of philosophers called cynics; having the qualities of a cynic; pertaining to, or resembling, the doctrines of the cynics
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