misanthropy

[mis-an-thruh-pee, miz-]
noun
hatred, dislike, or distrust of humankind.

Origin:
1650–60; < Greek mīsanthrōpía. See misanthrope, -y3

misandry, misanthropy, misogyny.
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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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misanthropy
1650s, from Gk. 'misanthropia, from misanthropos (see misanthrope).
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misanthropy mis·an·thro·py (mĭs-ān'thrə-pē, mĭz-)
n.
Hatred or mistrust of humankind.


mis'an·throp'ic (mĭs'ən-thrŏp'ĭk) adj.
mis'an·thrope' (mĭs'ən-thrōp', mĭz'-) or mis·an'thro·pist n.
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Example sentences
Even from on high, he vents unrestrained misanthropy.
Unless it is commentary intended to either expand awareness, or invoke strong
  feelings of misanthropy.
The idea that anyone could conceivably respond positively to such calls tops up
  my misanthropy bar quite nicely.
Misanthropy was never so much fun, and the boredom of contemporary adolescence
  has rarely been so thrilling.
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