cynisme

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French cynisme or Latin cynismus, from Ancient Greek κυνισμός (kunismós). [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /siˈnɪs.mə/
  • Hyphenation: cy‧nis‧me
  • Rhymes: -ɪsmə

Noun[edit]

cynisme n (uncountable)

  1. (philosophy) Cynicism
  2. cynicism, cynical attitude

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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: sinismê

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009) Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin cynismus, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek κυνισμός (kunismós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /si.nism/, /si.nizm/
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Noun[edit]

cynisme m (plural cynismes)

  1. cynicism (skeptical, scornful or pessimistic attitude)

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