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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A disposition to dislike and mistrust other people; Hatred of mankind.

Usage examples (36)
  • Frank knew he was guilty of arrogance and misanthropy, but he compensated by being kind to strangers and tipping really well at restaurants.
  • He is aware that his misanthropy is a problem, so he keeps himself to himself as much as possible.
  • I know misanthropy is common, but there’s no reason to just take it all out on smokers. too many steves Says:
  • This might, on the lips of a cynic, serve for a formula of that kind of misanthropy which is not more unamiable than it is unscientific. for more
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