Origin of misanthropy
Examples from the Web for misanthropy
What would he say to the grossness without passion and the misanthropy without feeling of Gulliver's Travels?Life of Lord Byron, Vol. IV|Thomas Moore
Misanthropy is a sublime egotism that mistakes its own distemper for a disease of the universe.
I have no right to inflict my misanthropy on you, dear Miss Campion; as it is, you are far too indulgent to my morose moods.Wee Wifie|Rosa Nouchette Carey
I began to perceive that merriment is only malice in disguise, and that the chief cardinal virtue is misanthropy.
This is a temperamental idiosyncrasy, and must not be confounded with misanthropy.The Vagabond in Literature|Arthur Rickett
1650s, from Greek misanthropia "hatred of mankind," from misanthropos (see misanthrope).