Definition of Misogyny

1. Noun. Hatred of women.

Exact synonyms: Misogynism
Generic synonyms: Hate, Hatred
Derivative terms: Misogynic, Misogynist, Misogynous
Antonyms: Philogyny



Definition of Misogyny

1. n. Hatred of women.

Definition of Misogyny

1. Noun. hatred or contempt for women ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misogyny

1. a hatred of women [n -NIES]

Medical Definition of Misogyny

1. Aversion to or hatred of women. Origin: G. Miseo, to hate, + gyne, woman (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misogyny

misocapnic
misocapnist
misogamic
misogamies
misogamist
misogamists
misogamy
misogynic
misogynies
misogynise
misogynism
misogynist
misogynistic
misogynists
misogynous
misogyny (current term)
misologia
misologies
misologist
misologists
misology
misomania
misomaniac
misomaniacal
misomaniacs
misomusist
misoneism
misoneisms
misoneist
misoneists

Literary usage of Misogyny

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1. The Lover's Lexicon: A Handbook for Novelists, Playwrights, Philosophers by Frederick Greenwood (1893)
"Nothing corresponding to misogyny is born in woman, though it may be implanted there by man's unkindness. The dictionaries have no name for such a thing. ..."

2. American Thumb-prints: Mettle of Our Men and Women by Kate Stephens (1905)
"... UP-TO-DATE misogyny "I HATE every woman!" cries Euripides, in keen iambics in a citation of the Florilegium of ..."

3. Essays and Studies by John Churton Collins (1895)
"The misogyny of the Restoration Dramatists is that of mere libertines and wits. But the misogyny of Chesterfield resembles that of lago or Frederick the ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1828)
"The singularity of Cuthbert was his misogyny, the cause of which Mr. Raine ascribes to his ... That it partly strengthened his misogyny is very probable; ..."

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