misanthropic : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • s  believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
  • s  hating mankind in general

  • There is no place for misanthropic people in an egalitarian society.
  • Straight man Bud Abbott and whiny hustler Lou Costello combined their slapstick and pratfalls with a gleefully misanthropic sensibility; no one could be trusted, even, or .
  • Bio: Following a cosmic power play gone wrong, the misanthropic mallard finds himself on planet Earth surrounded by a bunch of "hairless apes" who happen to speak Duckworld's .
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  • ‘Some’ just isn’t enough
    ‘All the stuff you do makes you a not very nice person,” Kristen Bell understates to Adam Brody in this adaptation of a minor Neil LaBute play. The same could, obviously, be said of LaBute, who’s made his name with a slew of misanthropic plays and movies. “Some Girl...
    June 28, 2013 - New York Post

  • Paul Rudd in Metro
    Paul said: "It is kind of what I'm like in some ways. I don't think I'm as misanthropic as the character that I'm playing. But a lot of his gripes are my own gripes, I might have played them up a little bit for comedy's sake. But it's not that far...
  • Ricky Gervais in Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
    I love the social faux pas, I love these people that are awkward,Gervais said. "The only reason you laugh at Pincus from the beginning is that you feel a bit sorry for him. He's a very rich, successful, curmudgeonly, misanthropic, rude...
  • Paul Giamatti in Richmond Times Dispatch
    Giamatti said last night at the premiere that Adams was "neurotic, depressive, misanthropic -- but also fairly heroic."

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