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misanthrope
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition someone who dislikes people — and often distrusts them
  • There had been a period when Hester was less alive to this consideration; or, perhaps, in the misanthropy of her own trouble, she left the minister to bear what she might picture to herself as a more tolerable doom.
    Chapter 17 -- The Pastor and his Parishioner (39% in)

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