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Word: misanthrope

Definition: one who hates mankind; misanthropist


Sentences Containing 'misanthrope'

Already in the "palmy years of peacetime" Rose had competed with Csortos, the famous actor, for the title of "Budapest's Greatest Misanthrope".
He has also been the principal costume designer of numerous Shakespeare productions and also designed the clothing for the "The Misanthrope" at the Stratford Festival.
Like a plethoric burning martyr, or a self-consuming misanthrope, once ignited, the whale supplies his own fuel and burns by his own body.
The play is based on Molière's "Le Misanthrope", and is generally considered Wycherley's finest work along with "The Country Wife".
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.

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