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synonyms for misanthropy

  • bitterness
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • pessimism
  • sarcasm
  • misandry
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antonyms for misanthropy

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  • belief
  • certainty
  • confidence
  • faith
  • trust
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How to use misanthropy in a sentence

Neither misanthropy, indolence, nor weariness were his permanent moods.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
The human sweetness in him was half dried up, and a misanthropy, so new and alien to him, made him querulous and captious.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
It will be said, for instance, that there are different kinds of misanthropy.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
He pursued his own course in all matters, but there was no misanthropy or harshness in his manner or deportment.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
I began to perceive that merriment is only malice in disguise, and that the chief cardinal virtue is misanthropy.
A BUDGET OF CHRISTMAS TALES BY CHARLES DICKENS AND OTHERSVARIOUS
In his native town he thought proper to exaggerate his affected contempt of life and his spurious misanthropy.
PARISIANS IN THE COUNTRYHONORE DE BALZAC
Peggy was not prepared to believe in such universal misanthropy on the part of one so young.
PEGGY RAYMOND'S VACATIONHARRIET L. (HARRIET LUMMIS) SMITH
It is a pity I cannot, for I lose a good deal by my misanthropy.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
As his misanthropy deepened, he applied the same method to mankind at large.
SWIFTLESLIE STEPHEN
Was it to minister to a diseased and disappointed misanthropy?
SERMONS PREACHED AT BRIGHTONFREDERICK W. ROBERTSON
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WORDS RELATED TO MISANTHROPY

  • bitterness
  • distrust
  • doubt
  • misandry
  • misanthropy
  • pessimism
  • sarcasm
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.