Friday, June 24, 2011

misanthrope

misanthrope [ mee-zahn*-tr*awp ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 one who hates, mistrusts, or dislikes everyone in general
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Being a misanthrope meant that he had no friends.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Many readers will find themselves drawn to Engleby, a witty misanthrope who rails against modern life, declining standards of education and almost all music after Steely Dan.