Misanthropical
Misanthropic Mis`an*throp"ic, Misanthropical Mis`an*throp"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. misanthropique.] Hating or disliking mankind. [1913 Webster]

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  • misanthropical — adjective misanthropic …   Wiktionary

  • misanthropical — adj. of misanthropy (hatred of humankind) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misanthropical — mis·an·throp·i·cal …   English syllables

  • misanthropical — adjective 1. believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others • Syn: ↑cynical, ↑misanthropic • Similar to: ↑distrustful • Derivationally related forms: ↑misanthrope, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • misanthropic misanthropical — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misanthropic — adjective 1. believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others • Syn: ↑cynical, ↑misanthropical • Similar to: ↑distrustful • Derivationally related forms: ↑misanthrope ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • misanthropy — noun 1. hatred of mankind • Derivationally related forms: ↑misanthropic, ↑misanthropical, ↑misanthropist • Hypernyms: ↑hate, ↑hatred 2. a disposition to dislike and mistrust other people …   Useful english dictionary

  • annoying galling chafing irritating nettlesome pesky pestiferous pestilent plaguy plaguey teasing vexatious vexing — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • argumentative contentious disputatious disputative litigious — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • atrabilious bilious dyspeptic liverish — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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