Definition of Misanthropos in English:

Misanthropos

noun

rare
  • (A name given to) a person who displays characteristics reminiscent of the semi-legendary misanthrope Timon of Athens (also called Timon Misanthropos); a misanthrope.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas North (1535–?1603), translator. From ancient Greek μισάνθρωπος (adjective) hating mankind, in Hellenistic Greek also specifically the name given to Timon of Athens in Plutarch's Lives (Antonius 70) from μισο- + ἄνθρωπος human being.

Pronunciation

Misanthropos

/mɪsˈanθrəˌpɒs/ /mɪzˈanθrəˌpɒs/ /mɪsˈanθrəpəs/