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noun as in person who hates others

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The actor known for yelling for comedic effect in films like Billy Madison and Happy Gilmore uses his impressive pipes to paint a portrait of a misanthrope who finds happiness in an unexpected love connection.

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Highsmith, a misanthrope, gave us in her fiction Tom Ripley, the world’s most charming, but murderous sociopath.

I do miss Vicious Misanthrope, but I often feel his spirit still lingers somehow.

All 65 episodes of the original animated series, starring that lovable combat-booted misanthrope, are now available on DVD.

You have some surface similarities to Richard Morris, the misanthrope at the center of Perforated Heart.

Dean Swift was indeed a misanthrope by theory, however he may have made exception to private life.

The insular failing is elsewhere frequently displayed by the poet in the trying light cast from a misanthrope genius.

She finally becomes anemic and neurasthenic and a misanthrope.

This misanthrope is something more than an honourable gentleman at odds with the world.

The development of Percival from a priggish misanthrope to a man and a lover is beautifully told.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to misanthrope, such as: cynic, doubter, egoist, egotist, hater, and loner.

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