misanthropy


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mis·an·thro·py

(mis-an'thrŏ-pē),
Aversion to and hatred of human beings.
[G. miseō, to hate, + anthrōpos, man]

misanthropy

(mĭs-ăn′thrə-pē, mĭz-)
n.
Hatred or mistrust of humankind.

misanthropy

(1) Hatred of man (humans).
(2) Hatred of men (males).

mis·an·thro·py

(mis-an'thrŏ-pē)
Aversion to or hatred of human beings.
[G. miseō, to hate, + anthrōpos, person]
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Timon of the last two acts is not a cultural symbol of timeless misanthropy but a man disillusioned by the discovery that the feudal ideals of patronage and bounty he has lived was obliged to be abandoned in a capitalistic age.
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5) Anger, madness, and misanthropy are, therefore, invariably linked to cognitive weakness; something which Apemantus had previously suggested when he visited Timon in the woods outside Athens: "This is in thee a nature but infected, / A poor unmanly melancholy" (Timon of Athens, 14.
Misanthropy is commonly misinterpreted and distorted as a widespread hatred of humans.
But the overall impression in The Winner Stands Alone is one of misanthropy and a e disillusion in the trappings of modern life.
But the overall impression is one of general misanthropy and a disillusion in all the trappings of modern life.
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