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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An aversion to human company; love of solitude.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An aversion to the company of men; a love of solitude.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An aversion to the company of men; a love of solitude; in morbid psychol., a species of melancholy marked by a dislike of society.

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  • JM enjoys missing the Apanthropy Society meetings.

    April 25, 2011

  • JM went along to the Apanthropy Association's annual party just so he could get a bit of peace and quiet.

    December 28, 2010

  • An aversion to the company of men; a love of solitude

    June 8, 2008