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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Hating mankind in general; Believing the worst of human nature and motives.

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  • However, the fact that it appears so moderate, with its misanthropic message disguised as much as possible, makes it particularly pernicious.
  • In response, he denied being "misanthropic" - that is, anti-human-insisting that his proposals were a "vote for humanity."
  • (Then again, we had a house rule against what we called the misanthropic didacts.
  • (defined as misanthropic, having little tolerance for small town hokiness, and an inability to suffer the cute crapple that falls out of Andie McDowell's precious hole). for more
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