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misanthropic

adjective

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  1. having or showing a deep distrust of human beings and their motives <a misanthropic outlook on life that probably stems from a childhood filled with physical and emotional abuse> Synonyms cynical, pessimisticRelated Words distrustful, mistrustful, negativist, negativistic, skeptical, suspicious; derisive, mocking, sardonic, scornful; defeatist, fatalistic, negative; ironic (also ironical), sarcastic; jaded, sophisticated, worldly-wise; hard-bitten, hard-boiled, hardcase, hard-edged, unsentimentalNear Antonyms trustful, trusting, unsuspicious; cheerful, optimistic, positive, positivist, positivistic, rose-colored; ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naïve), unsophisticated; idealistic, impractical, romantic; maudlin, mushy, saccharine, sappy, sentimentalAntonyms uncynical


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