misanthropic

[mis-uhn-throp-ik, miz-]

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a misanthrope.
characterized by misanthropy.

Also mis·an·throp·i·cal.

Origin of misanthropic

First recorded in 1755–65; misanthrope + -ic
Related formsmis·an·throp·i·cal·ly, adverbun·mis·an·throp·ic, adjectiveun·mis·an·throp·i·cal, adjectiveun·mis·an·throp·i·cal·ly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for misanthropical

misanthropic

adj.

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

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