cyn∑i∑cism (sn-szm)
1. An attitude of scornful or jaded negativity, especially a general distrust of the integrity or professed motives of others: the public cynicism aroused by governmental scandals.
2. A scornfully or jadedly negative comment or act: "She arrived at a philosophy of her own, all made up of her private notations and cynicisms" (Henry James).
3. Cynicism The beliefs of the ancient Cynics.
What good comes from cynicism?

I feel embarassed when I fall for the trendy cyncism prevalent today (you could say I'm cynical about modern cynics ) and am considering purging myself of it.

Is it useful?