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 (gī′nə-fō′bē-ə, jĭn′ə-)
Variant of gynophobia..
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gynephobia, gynophobia

an abnormal fear or hatred of women. — gynephobe, n.
See also: Women
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n. ginefobia, miedo, fobia o aversión a las mujeres.
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<<Disloyal to civilization: feminism, racism, gynephobia".
Racism, Gynephobia," in her On Lies, Secrets, and Silence-.
MacDiarmid suggests the existence of an overt misogyny in Eliot's essays, especially "Hamlet." She writes: "While Eliot's gynephobia and misogyny are painfully evident in both his poetry and prose-his essay on Hamlet is particularly revealing-his own identification with a virgin 'femininity' or sexless maternity is not as obvious" (Eliot's Civilized Savage 58).
Is Barthes exhibiting symptoms of "statuphobia," "gynephobia," or "castrophobia"?
Berger's corrective to the argument is to critique the use of the word "misogyny." He suggests that the courtiers demonstrate a sort of "gynephobia," a term that he defines as a fear which may be divided into a gynephobia of gender and a gynephobia of sex.