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misanthropic

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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
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cynical, misanthropic, pessimistic mean deeply distrustful. cynical implies having a sneering disbelief in sincerity or integrity.
    • cynical about politicians' motives
misanthropic suggests a rooted distrust and dislike of human beings and their society.
    • a solitary and misanthropic artist
pessimistic implies having a gloomy, distrustful view of life.
    • pessimistic about the future


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