mis·an·thrope /ˈmis(ə)nˌTHrōp,ˈmiz(ə)nˌTHrōp/ noun 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.
mor·tal·i·ty | \ mȯr-ˈta-lə-tē \ 1: the quality or state of being mortalHer husband’s death reminded her of her own mortality. 2: the death of large numbers (as of people or animals)trying to reduce infant mortality 3archaic : DEATH 4: the human racethat natural extinction to which all mortality is subject— Thomas Paine 5a: theContinue reading “Definition of mortality”
so·lic·i·tude /səˈlisəˌt(y)o͞od/ noun noun: solicitude 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.