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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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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