misology

noun
mi·​sol·​o·​gy | \ mə-ˈsä-lə-jē How to pronounce misology (audio) \

Definition of misology

: a hatred of argument, reasoning, or enlightenment

First Known Use of misology

circa 1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for misology

Greek misologia, from misein + -logia -logy

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“Misology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misology. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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