Aphilanthropy Aph`i*lan"thro*py, n. [Gr. ? not loving man; 'a priv. + ? to love + ? man.] Want of love to mankind; -- the opposite of philanthropy. --Coxe. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • aphilanthropy — ? Obs. (æfɪˈlænθrəpɪ) [f. Gr. ἀϕιλάνθρωπ ος not loving men: see a prefix 14 and philanthropy.] 1. ‘Want of love to mankind.’ J. 2. Med. A morbid state of melancholy in which solitude is preferred to society; anthropophobia. Chambers Cycl. Supp.,… …   Useful english dictionary

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