The Cynics were misanthropists
; that is, haters or disparagers of society who saw community or society as a distraction and as something that hinders individuals from leading a life of primitive innocence, which in their thinking is the truly happy life.
That's another fine mess you've gotten me into!" Overs backers are generous, optimistic, promiscuous and full of beans, while those who oppose goals are clearly the worst kind of meanspirited misanthropists
. Right, I'm off to put on a 'no goalscorer' yankee and tell kids that Father Christmas doesn't exist.
, if circumstances or organisation do not
'It said something like 'Mature lady novelist wanted to fill cottage', and said misanthropists
In his recent legal spat with Paolo di Canio, Fergus dismissed a brood of unnamed players as moaners and misanthropists
who manipulated the fans' emotional attachment for their own ends.
`The danger of becoming misologists or haters of argument ([GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII])'said he, `as people become misanthropists
or haters of men ([GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII); for no worse evil can happen to a man than to hate argument.