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Hatred or mistrust of men.

[miso- + Greek anēr, andr-, man (on the model of misogyny); see -andry.]

mi·san′drist n.


hatred of men
[C20: from Greek, from miso- + -andria, from anēr man]
misˈandrist n, adj
misˈandrous adj

misandry, misandria

an extreme dislike of males, frequently based upon unhappy experience or upbringing. Cf. misogynism.
See also: Attitudes
in women, an abnormal aversion to males.
See also: Male
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The actor is also having a tricky time with less heroic characters in his new hit movie, "Gone Girl,'' a twisted conjugal cage fight that has sparked charges of misogyny, misandry and misanthropy.
Secondly, the hatred of men is misandry, not feminism.
While it would be of course impossible to argue that Nathaniel Hawthorne's fictions construct the "usual" boy-meets-girl kinds of plots (Bussaco 2009: 487), it is nonetheless tempting to conclude with an ahistorical and quasi-essentialist discordant reality principle, one that may obviate the formidable charges of misanthropy, misandry, and especially of misogyny.
In a nut shell, Spreading Misandry reopened the issue of 'rights' by investigating recent contemporary views of men as depicted through popular culture.
In Higgins's work, Yeats's and Synge's peasants are survivors of chronic misogyny and misandry, living lives blighted by utilitarian and disrespectful urban and social planning.
They have recently completed four-volume study of misandry, the hatred of men and boys.
I might venture to say, at the risk of being accused of misandry, that it's possible that it might not necessarily be that women do not like sex, but that they might not be as bedevilled by it as most men.
2) The Oxford English Dictionary defines misandry as "The hatred of males; hatred of men as a sex.
My point is not to deny the truth of Warren's comments, but to emphasize that if he wants to convince us that misandry is present in our legal system, then he had better get down to specifics.
Legalizing misandry : from public shame to systematic discrimination against men.
In the campaigns, which critics consider misandry (the opposite of misogyny], men act like buffoons, ogling cars and women; are likened to dogs; and bungle every possible household task.
Calling the autobiography a "howl of protest," the editors note that the dominant strains in the Apology are self-pity, rage, and vindictiveness, though with her often venomous misandry comes genuine social criticism.