misanthropical

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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