a person who dislikes humankind and avoids human society.“Scrooge wasn’t the mean-spirited misanthrope most of us believe him to be”
Ameliorate is often wrongly used where alleviate is meant. Ameliorate is properly used to mean `improve’, not `make easier to bear’, so one should talk about alleviating pain or hardship, not ameliorating it. Word Origin and History for ameliorative. adj.
care or concern for someone or something.
“I was touched by his solicitude”
Definition of ETHNOLOGY. 1 : a science that deals with the division of human beings into races and their origin, distribution, relations, and characteristics. 2 : anthropology dealing chiefly with the comparative and analytical study of cultures : cultural anthropology.