What makes someone a misanthrope?

Misanthropy is a personality trait characterized by a general dislike, distrust, or hatred of the human species or a disposition to dislike and/or distrust other people’s silent consensus about reality. A misanthrope is a person who dislikes or distrusts humanity as a general rule.

Is misanthropy a condition?

Misanthropy isn’t a clinical term, meaning that it isn’t a mental or physically diagnosable condition, and that can make identifying it difficult. After all, everyone has a negative or pessimistic outlook on life every now and again.

What is meaning of misanthropic?

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of a misanthrope He was shunned because of his miserable misanthropic nature. 2 : marked by a hatred or contempt for humankind The moral corruption he saw around him made him misanthropic.