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From misanthrope +‎ -ic.

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misanthropic (comparative more misanthropic, superlative most misanthropic)

  1. Having a negative view of mankind. This may express itself as, e.g., distrust, dislike, hate, or contempt.
    Antonym: philanthropic
    • 1860, Isaac Taylor, “Essay I. Ultimate Civilization.”, in Ultimate Civilization and Other Essays, London: Bell and Daldy [], →OCLC, part I, section IV, page 37:
      [C]hildren, ſervants, are falſe, fraudful, foul, if the miſanthropic man, who is father and maſter, lets fall among them, in his outbreaks of paſſion, his opinion that they are ſo.

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