misology

noun

mi·​sol·​o·​gy mə-ˈsä-lə-jē How to pronounce misology (audio)
: a hatred of argument, reasoning, or enlightenment

Word History

Etymology

Greek misologia, from misein + -logia -logy

First Known Use

circa 1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misology was circa 1834

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Cite this Entry

“Misology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misology. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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