misogamy

noun
mi·​sog·​a·​my | \ mi-ˈsä-gə-mē How to pronounce misogamy (audio) , mī- \

Definition of misogamy

: a hatred of marriage

Other Words from misogamy

misogamist \ mi-​ˈsä-​gə-​mist How to pronounce misogamy (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of misogamy

circa 1656, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for misogamy

Greek misein to hate + English -gamy

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“Misogamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misogamy. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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