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Hatred or mistrust of women.

[Greek mīsoguniā : mīso-, miso- + gunē, woman; see -gyny.]

mis′o·gyn′ic (mĭs′ə-jĭn′ĭk, -gī′nĭk) adj.


(ˌmɪsəˈdʒɪnɪk) or


variants of misogynistic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.misogynic - (used of men) having deep-seated distrust of womenmisogynic - (used of men) having deep-seated distrust of women
distrustful - having or showing distrust; "a man of distrustful nature"; "my experience...in other fields of law has made me distrustful of rules of thumb generally"- B.N.Cardozo; "vigilant and distrustful superintendence"- Thomas Jefferson
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Also consider the ominous tone with which Firmin closes a remarkably (and unjustifiably) misogynic challenge to Royer:
EurAmerica (2006) and "The Women Who Disappear on the Shakespearean Stage: As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew, and the Misogynic Poetics of Deduction.
of Pennsylvania) present diverse feminist readings of these portrayals of misogynic violence, gender roles and power, and readers' responses.