from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A profound fear of human beings, or of human society.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Aversion to man; dread of meeting persons.
That some cynic had lately bitten him by the brain -- and possibly a cynic himself in a nearly rabid stage of anthropophobia -- we might conclude as reasonably from consideration of the whole as from examination of the parts more especially and virulently affected: yet how much is here also of hyper-Platonic subtlety and sublimity, of golden and
For some of us, it is other people who inspire in our hearts the greatest palpitations -- anthropophobia.