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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.
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(ˌmɪsəˈdʒɪnɪk) or


variants of misogynistic
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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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