misanthropic

[mis-uhn-throp-ik, miz-]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a misanthrope.
2.
characterized by misanthropy.
Also, misanthropical.


Origin:
1755–65; misanthrope + -ic

misanthropically, adverb
unmisanthropic, adjective
unmisanthropical, adjective
unmisanthropically, adverb


1. antisocial, unfriendly, morose, surly.
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misanthrope or misanthropist (ˈmɪzənˌθrəʊp, mɪˈzænθrəpɪst)
 
n
a person who dislikes or distrusts other people or mankind in general
 
[C17: from Greek mīsanthrōpos, from misos hatred + anthrōpos man]
 
misanthropist or misanthropist
 
n
 
[C17: from Greek mīsanthrōpos, from misos hatred + anthrōpos man]
 
misanthropic or misanthropist
 
adj
 
misan'thropical or misanthropist
 
adj
 
misan'thropically or misanthropist
 
adv
 
misanthropy or misanthropist
 
n

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misanthropic
1762, from misanthrope + -ic.
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Example sentences
The technology is good, but its intended uses are cowardly, dangerous and
  misanthropic.
Hugh wants to get there, away from his role as peacemaker and troubleshooter,
  to live in misanthropic bliss.
The bankers regard the hacks as misanthropic sensationalists.
To present this lifestyle as somehow curable is to label many normally
  functioning and happy individuals as misanthropic.
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