unphilanthropic love

unphilanthropic

Definitions

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  • adj. Not philanthropic; uncharitable, misanthropic.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ philanthropic

Examples

  • But philanthropic unbelievers and unphilanthropic believers are equally monstrosities.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture St. Luke

  • 'I have heard affirmed (surely in jest),' observes he elsewhere, 'by not unphilanthropic persons, that it were a real increase of human happiness, could all young men from the age of nineteen be covered under barrels, or rendered otherwise invisible; and there left to follow their lawful studies and callings, till they emerged, sadder and wiser, at the age of twenty-five.

    Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

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