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noun: One who dislikes people in general.
From Greek misanthropos, from misos (hatred) + anthropos (man). Earliest documented use: 1683.
"Consider both an avid cocktail party hostess with hundreds of acquaintances and a grumpy misanthrope, who may have one or two friends."
Infectious Personalities; The Economist (London, UK); May 15, 2010.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:One is happy as a result of one's own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience. -George Sand [pen name of Amantine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin], novelist (1804-1876)