Misanthropy is the hatred or distrust of mankind.

I don't discriminate. I hate everyone equally.

Daria is a popular teen misanthropy icon.

Misanthropes often find themselves accused of being antisocial, bitter or cynical. With the current degradation of the human condition, misanthropy is on the rise. Where are all these misanthropes you ask... They don't wear identification, and if you did manage to meet one, they probably wouldn't want to converse with you anyway.

Mis*an"thro*py (?), n. [Gr. : cf. F. misanthropie.]

Hatred of, or dislike to, mankind; -- opposed to philanthropy.

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