misanthropy

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noun mis·an·thro·py \mi-ˈsan(t)-thrə-pē\

Definition of misanthropy

  1. :  a hatred or distrust of humankind

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MISANTHROPY Defined for English Language Learners

misanthropy

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Definition of misanthropy for English Language Learners

  • : dislike or hatred of other people


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misanthropy

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noun mis·an·thro·py \mis-ˈan(t)-thrə-pē\

Medical Definition of misanthropy

plural

misanthropies

  1. :  a hatred or distrust of humankind



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