Timonist


Timonist
Of a form of bitter misanthropy related to Timonism, like .

Marston poses as the Timonist malcontent satirist ready to excoriate the world for its follies.

See Also: Timonism, Timonize
2. noun
A sort of bitter misanthrope related to Timonism, like .

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  • Timonist — Tīˈmonist noun • • • Main Entry: ↑Timon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Timonean — adjective a) Of a form of bitter misanthropy related to Timonism, like . Solitude, on the contrary, not only deprives us of both the past and the future, but always inclines the present hour to joyless melancholy, which sooner or later ends in… …   Wiktionary

  • Timonize — verb a) To behave as a misanthrope. I should be tempted to Timonize, and clap a Satyr upon our whole Species. b) To cause (someone) to slide into bitter misanthropy, into Timonism. And it may well be believed, that after the wonderful vital world …   Wiktionary

  • Timonization — noun The transformation of someone into a bitter misanthrope, a Timonist, like . Among these lesser tragic influences the misanthropic concept of Timonization which seemed to obsess Melville so, and which has its origin in Shakespeares Timon of… …   Wiktionary

  • Timonian — 1. adjective a) Of a form of bitter misanthropy related to Timonism, like . [About Timons account of Pyrrhos views.] The second Timonian passage is usually taken to come from his prose work, Python. b) Pertaining or related to Skeptic philosopher …   Wiktionary


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