Misanthropy

Misanthropy
Misanthropy Mis*an"thro*py, n. [Gr. ?: cf. F. misanthropie.] Hatred of, or dislike to, mankind; -- opposed to {philanthropy}. --Orrery. [1913 Webster]

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