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Also ‑anthropist, ‑anthrope, and ‑anthropic.

Human, or humankind.

Greek anthrōpia, mankind.

Common examples are philanthropy (Greek philein, to love), a desire to promote the welfare of others; misanthropy (Greek miso‑, hating), a dislike of humankind; and lycanthropy (Greek lukos, wolf), the supernatural transformation of a person into a wolf, as recounted in folk tales. Names for the individuals involved are formed in ‑anthropist (philanthropist), or sometimes ‑anthrope (misanthrope); adjectives are formed in ‑anthropic (lycanthropic).

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