Examples from the Web for cynically
Meanwhile, Democratic leaders blubber about racism while cynically scheming for a permanent demographic majority.
Whether it did so naively or cynically, I honestly do not know.
Republican senators just cynically backed an amendment that would limit the influence of big donors.
But mostly, I think the Democrats are cynically pushing this shutdown talk as a way to scare their base.Democrats' Midterm Wish: The Government Shutdown That Won't Happen|Ron Christie|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Waldman is not cynically suggesting that the Supreme Court is a slave to public opinion.
Cynically, they checked to see who might be preparing to unload stock.Operation: Outer Space|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
A tall, slouching hollow-chested man of forty, who looked unhappy and yet cynically amused at the world.Dangerous Ages|Rose Macaulay
He had laughed first and scowled afterwards, cynically saying that she might as well be working them up.Emily Fox-Seton|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Perez grinned sadly and cynically as the moonlight fell upon his yellow face.House of Torment|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
"Love's labour lost," said the old man slowly, cynically, but not without emotion.Northern Lights, Complete|Gilbert Parker
British Dictionary definitions for cynically
Word Origin and History for cynically
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.