misanthropic


mis·an·throp·ic

adjective \ˌmi-sən-ˈthrä-pik\

Definition of MISANTHROPIC

1
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of a misanthrope
2
:  marked by a hatred or contempt for humankind
mis·an·throp·i·cal·ly \-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of MISANTHROPIC

  1. <a misanthropic outlook on life that probably stems from a childhood filled with physical and emotional abuse>

First Known Use of MISANTHROPIC

1762

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

mis·an·throp·ic

adjective \ˌmis-ən-ˈthräp-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MISANTHROPIC

1
: of, relating to, or characteristic of a misanthrope
2
: marked by a hatred or contempt for humankind

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