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MISANTHROPY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does misanthropy mean? 

MISANTHROPY (noun)
  The noun MISANTHROPY has 2 senses:

1. hatred of mankind
2. a disposition to dislike and mistrust other people

  Familiarity information: MISANTHROPY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MISANTHROPY (noun)


Sense 1misanthropy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Hatred of mankind

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Hypernyms ("misanthropy" is a kind of...):

hate; hatred (the emotion of hate; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action)


Sense 2misanthropy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A disposition to dislike and mistrust other people

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("misanthropy" is a kind of...):

unfriendliness (an unfriendly disposition)


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