What does cynically mean?

Definitions for cynically

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cynically.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cynically(adverb)

    with cynicism; in a cynical manner

    "Larsen's frost-blackened lips curved cynically"


  1. cynically(Adverb)

    in a cynical manner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cynically(adverb)

    in a cynical manner


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cynically in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cynically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Oscar Levant:

    I once said cynically of a politician, Hell double-cross that bridge when he comes to it.

  2. Oscar Levant:

    I once said cynically of a politician, 'He'll doublecross that bridge when he comes to it.'

  3. Jacob Russell:

    I was wary of making images that fed into this idea of the heroic strong women fighters, i think that the female fighters are used quite cynically by Kurdish leaders (who) know very well how attractive this image is to the Western media.

  4. Lewis Lapham:

    We might make a public moan in the newspapers about the decay of conscience, but in private conversation, no matter what crimes a man may have committed or how cynically he may have debased his talent or his friends, variations on the answer Yes, but I did it for the money, satisfy all but the most tiresome objections.

  5. Danny Danon:

    We will not allow U.N. agencies to become branches of the Hamas terrorist organization. While U.N. workers should be focused on humanitarian assistance for the local residents, Hamas is attempting to cynically exploit these officials and turn them into accomplices to terror. the U.N. must act to put an immediate end to this unacceptable situation.

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