Etymology
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apanthropy (n.)

"aversion to human company, love of solitude," 1753, nativized form of Greek apanthrōpia, abstract noun from apanthrōpos "unsocial," from assimilated form of apo "off, away from" (see apo-) + anthrōpos "man, human" (see anthropo-). Related: Apanthropic.

updated on September 23, 2022

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