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misogyny

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noun mi·sog·y·ny \mə-ˈsä-jə-nē\

Definition of misogyny

  1. :  a hatred of women

misogynic

play \ˌmi-sə-ˈji-nik, -ˈgī-\ adjective

misogynist

play \mə-ˈsä-jə-nist\ noun or adjective

misogynistic

play \mə-ˌsä-jə-ˈnis-tik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of misogyny

Greek misogynia, from misein to hate + gynē woman — more at queen


First Known Use: circa 1656



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