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(mɪˈsɒdʒ ə ni, maɪ-)

hatred of or hostility toward women.
[1650–60; < Greek mīsogynía= mīsogyn(ēs) a woman-hater (mīso- miso- + -gynēs, adj. derivative of gynḗ woman) + -ia -y3]
mi•sog′y•nic, mi•sog′y•nous, mi•sog`y•nis′tic, adj.
mi•sog′y•nist, n.

misogynism, misogyny

an extreme dislike of females, frequently based upon unhappy experience or upbringing. Cf. misandry.
See also: Attitudes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misogynism - hatred of womenmisogynism - hatred of women      
hate, hatred - the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
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