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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.
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hatred of men
[C20: from Greek, from miso- + -andria, from anēr man]
misˈandrist n, adj
misˈandrous adj
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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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On the other hand, his attitude toward the coeval Women's Liberation movement is far less agreeable; he finds this post-war wave of feminists too often misandrous and technophilic, tending toward a "unitary" or "totalitarian" vision of men and women.
The result is bleak and perhaps a little misandrous, but it's undeniably powerful." ANDREW TAYLOR
Connell and Michael Kimmel, arguing that these perspectives, in their pro-feminist approach, tend to be male-negative and misandrous. He discusses four idealist models of manhood, arguing that all are incomplete in explaining what makes a man in contemporary society.