misanthrope

[mis-uh n-throhp, miz-] /ˈmɪs ənˌθroʊp, ˈmɪz-/
noun
1.
a hater of humankind.
Also, misanthropist
[mis-an-thruh-pist, miz‐] /mɪsˈæn θrə pɪst, mɪz‐/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1555–65; noun use of Greek mīsánthrōpos hating humankind, misanthropic. See mis-2, anthropo-
British Dictionary definitions for misanthropist
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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Word Origin and History for misanthropist
misanthrope
"one who hates mankind," 1560s, from Gk. misanthropos "hating mankind," from misein "to hate" + anthropos "man" (see anthropo-). Alternative form misanthropist is attested from 1650s.
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