from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In biology, cessation of interbreeding between races or varieties.
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For misanthrōpia and amixia, see Tacit. (loc. cit.): “Apud ipsos fides obstinata, misericordia in promptu, sed adversus omnes alios hostile odium” (“Among themselves their honesty is inflexible, their compassion quick to move, but to all other persons they show the hatred of antagonism”); and earlier still, Apollonius
Their imageless worship (atheotēs), their stubborn refusal to participate in other cults, together with their exclusiveness (amixia), marked them off from all nations as a unique people.
In the case of Christians, some of the sources of offence peculiar to the Jews were absent; but the greatest offence of all appeared only in heightened colors, viz., the atheotēs and the amixia (misanthrōpia).
After enumerating the primary factors of organic evolution, he places natural selection among his secondary factors, such as heredity, segregation, amixia, etc.
 There were also their special customs (circumcision, prohibition of swine’s flesh, the sabbath, etc.), but these did not contribute so seriously as atheotēs and amixia to establish the character of the Jews for uniqueness; for customs either identical or somewhat similar were found among other Oriental peoples as well.