misopedia

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misopedia, misopaedia

an abnormal dislike of children. — misopedist, misopaedist, n.
See also: Children
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Noun1.misopedia - hatred of childrenmisopedia - hatred of children      
hate, hatred - the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
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Over the years, the exclusion of children has been given many names: adultism, childism, adul-tarchy, adult supremacy, misopedy. Whatever we wish to name it, the exclusion of children is a remnant of colonial injustice, the preservation of which has profound impact on modern politics.