misanthrope

[ mis-uh n-throhp, miz- ]SEE DEFINITION OF misanthrope

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The misanthrope and the reckless are neither agitated nor agonised.

But how is it that you alone, Antisthenes, you misanthrope, love nobody?

He found comfort in the fact that Molire's Misanthrope was on his side.

And whether there were no means of inducing him to cease to be a Misanthrope?

A misanthrope hates all mankind, but is kind to every individual, generally too kind.

Misanthrope is the potato: rough and repulsive outside, but good to the core.

So young, and already such a misanthrope—afraid of the world!

He rarely smiled, and when he did it was the smile of the cynic and misanthrope.

It would be only a misanthrope who would assert that he has no interest in his fellows.

Sir W. Why, Falkner, you are grown more a misanthrope than ever.

WORD ORIGIN

"one who hates mankind," 1560s, from Greek misanthropos "hating mankind," from misein "to hate" (see miso-) + anthropos "man" (see anthropo-). Alternative form misanthropist is attested from 1650s.

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