Definition of Misanthrope

1. Noun. Someone who dislikes people in general.

Exact synonyms: Misanthropist
Generic synonyms: Churl, Crank, Crosspatch, Grouch, Grump
Specialized synonyms: Misogynist, Woman Hater
Derivative terms: Misanthropical, Misanthropical, Misanthropy, Misanthropy

Definition of Misanthrope

1. n. A hater of mankind; a misanthropist.

Definition of Misanthrope

1. Noun. One who hates all mankind; one who hates the human race. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misanthrope

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misanthrope

misanalyzing
misandric
misandrics
misandries
misandrism
misandrist
misandristic
misandrists
misandronist
misandronists
misandrous
misandry
misangas
misannotation
misannotations
misanthrope (current term)
misanthropes
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misanthropical
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misanthropies
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misanthropy
misapplication
misapplications
misapplied
misapplies
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misapplying

Literary usage of Misanthrope

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1. The Works of Tobias Smollett by Tobias George Smollett, William Ernest Henley (1900)
"The member, who was an utter stranger to this misanthrope, hearing his own ... CHAPTER LXXII He cultivates an Acquaintance with the misanthrope, ..."

2. Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and by Henry Hallam (1847)
"The dialogue of the misanthrope is uniformly of the highest style ; the female, and, indeed, all the characters, are excellently conceived and sustained; ..."

3. Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and by Henry Hallam (1841)
"The dialogue of the misanthrope is uniformly of the highest style ; the female, and, indeed, all the characters, are excellently conceived and sustained ..."

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