Misanthrope vs Philanthrope - What's the difference?

misanthrope | philanthrope | Antonyms |

Misanthrope is an antonym of philanthrope.


As nouns the difference between misanthrope and philanthrope

is that misanthrope is one who hates all mankind; one who hates the human race while philanthrope is (archaic) a philanthropist.

misanthrope

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who hates all mankind; one who hates the human race.
  • Synonyms

    * misanthropist

    Antonyms

    * philanthrope

    See also

    * misanthropy (hatred of humans) * misanthropic * misandry (hatred of males) * misogyny (hatred of females) * philanthropy (love of humans) * philanthropic * philanthropist * philandry (love of males) * philogyny (love of females) * Timonist (bitter misanthrope) * xenophobe (hater of foreigners)

    philanthrope

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) A philanthropist.
  • Synonyms

    * philanthropist

    Antonyms

    * misanthrope ----