somebody who dislikes folks in general
- A hater of humanity a misanthropist
- A hater of humanity; a misanthropist.
"one which hates humanity," 1560s, from Greek misanthropos "hating humanity," from misein "to hate" (see miso-) + anthropos "man" (see anthropo-). Alternative form misanthropist is attested from 1650s.
(letter.) A hater of humanity; a misanthropist.
Yet I experienced sometimes that the most sweet and tender, the most innocent and encouraging society may be found in any natural object, even for the poor misanthrope and most melancholy man.