Misanthropical



[mis-uh n-throp-ik, miz-] /ˌmɪs ənˈθrɒp ɪk, ˌmɪz-/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of a .
2.
characterized by .
adj.

1762, from misanthrope + -ic. Earlier was misanthropical (1620s).

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