Misanthrope

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Misanthrope

exposes frivolity and inconsistency of French society (1600s). [Fr. Lit.: Le Misanthrope]
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He coined the term "philanthropic environmentalism" to counter "misanthropic environmentalism" (aka Green Calvinism), which he finds common in American culture.
St Vincent (Sunday, Channel 4, 11.35pm) (2014) A lonely 12-year-old boy gets locked out of his house, so turns to his next-door neighbour, a misanthropic Vietnam veteran with a gambling addiction.
Combat 18 and Misanthropic Division showed racist and homophobic content, and were among the pages reported.
How could two misanthropic brothers who never left home, were high-school dropouts, and made a living as bicycle mechanics have figured out the secret of manned flight?
MISANTHROPIC screenwriter Ralph (Sir John Hurt) is facing terminal illness at the Portuguese villa he shares with his wife (Sofia Helin).
Misanthropic screenwriter Ralph (Sir John Hurt) is facing terminal illness on his own terms at the Portuguese villa he shares with his wife (Sofia Helin).
Many will also recognise the star as misanthropic medical genius House, in the US hospital drama which sees him deciphering the most extraordinary medical emergencies with a flawless American accent.
Growing increasingly misanthropic and monomaniacal, he proceeds on a hermetic quest to save humanity from itself, while also succumbing to his own moral decline.
Most of those artists are already unemployed and maintain such a bleak and misanthropic worldview that they are unlikely to bemoan the scrubbing of human spirit from their craft.
Bobby is a career criminal with a tragic past and a misanthropic present.
Misanthropic comedian Doug Stanhope's a big fan, there's a clue.
A misanthropic lead makes this humorous, character-driven novel impossible to forget.