mis·an·thrope || 'mɪznθrəʊp ,-sn- n. one who hates human beings, person who avoids human society

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  • misanthrope — [ mizɑ̃trɔp ] n. et adj. • 1552; gr. misanthrôpos, de misein « haïr » et anthrôpos « homme » 1 ♦ (Sens fort) Personne qui manifeste de l aversion pour ses semblables. « De ces misanthropes qui haïssent tout le monde, et qui ne s aiment pas eux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Misanthrope — Жанры Дэт метал Авангард метал Блэк метал Дум метал Годы с 1988 года …   Википедия

  • misanthrope — MISANTHROPE. s. m. Ce mot est pris du Grec, & signifie proprement, Qui hait les hommes. Il se dit d un homme bourru, fascheux & qui semble estre ennemi de la joye & de la societé. C est un misanthrope. un vray misanthrope. la Comedie du… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • misanthrope — UK [ˈmɪs(ə)nˌθrəʊp] / US [ˈmɪs(ə)nˌθroʊp] or misanthropist UK [mɪsˈænθrəpɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms misanthrope : singular misanthrope plural misanthropes Word forms misanthropist : singular misanthropist plural misanthropists someone… …   English dictionary

  • misanthrope — A misanthrope is a hater of fellow human beings; a person who hates women is a misogynist. The corresponding concept nouns are misanthropy and misogyny; hatred of men is misandry. How significant it is that misanthrope dates from the 16c and… …   Modern English usage

  • misanthrope — mis an*thrope (m[i^]s [a^]n*thr[=o]p), n. [Gr. misa nqrwpos; misei^n to hate + a nqrwpos a man; cf. F. misanthrope. Cf. {Miser}.] A hater of mankind; a misanthropist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Misanthrope — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Melodic Death Metal, Progressive Death Metal, Avantgarde Metal Gründung 1988 Website …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • misanthrope — (n.) one who hates mankind, 1560s, from Gk. misanthropos hating mankind, from misein to hate (see MISO (Cf. miso )) + anthropos man (see ANTHROPO (Cf. anthropo )). Alternative form misanthropist is attested from 1650s …   Etymology dictionary

  • misanthrope — [n] person who hates others cynic, doubter, egoist, egotist, hater, isolate, loner, misanthropist, recluse, skeptic; concept 412 Ant. humanitarian, philanthropist …   New thesaurus

  • misanthrope — (also misanthropist) ► NOUN ▪ a person who dislikes and avoids other people. DERIVATIVES misanthropic adjective misanthropy noun. ORIGIN from Greek misein to hate + anthr pos man …   English terms dictionary

  • misanthrope — [mis an′thrə pist; ] also [ mi zan′thrə pistmis′ən thrōp΄, miz′ən thrōp΄] n. [Gr misanthrōpos, hating mankind < misein, to hate + anthrōpos, a man: see ANTHROPO ] a person who hates or distrusts all people: also misanthropist [mis an′thrə… …   English World dictionary

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