misanthropical


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Adj.1.misanthropical - believing the worst of human nature and motivesmisanthropical - believing the worst of human nature and motives; having a sneering disbelief in e.g. selflessness of others
distrustful - having or showing distrust; "a man of distrustful nature"; "my experience...in other fields of law has made me distrustful of rules of thumb generally"- B.N.Cardozo; "vigilant and distrustful superintendence"- Thomas Jefferson
2.misanthropical - hating mankind in generalmisanthropical - hating mankind in general    
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
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Mr Codlin indeed required no such persuasion, as he had already eaten as much as he could possibly carry and was now moistening his clay with strong ale, whereof he took deep draughts with a silent relish and invited nobody to partake--thus again strongly indicating his misanthropical turn of mind.
I might become a selfish, cruel, misanthropical person.
He walked up and down, with his hands in his pockets, apparently quite forgetting my presence; and his abstraction was evidently so deep, and his whole aspect so misanthropical, that I shrank from disturbing him again.