Definition of Misogynism

1. Noun. Hatred of women.

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



Definition of Misogynism

1. Noun. the principle of misogyny, the hatred of women ¹

2. Noun. the act of conditioning women to feel bad about being women ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misogynism

misobserve
misobserved
misobserves
misobserving
misocainea
misocapnic
misocapnist
misogamic
misogamies
misogamist
misogamists
misogamy
misogynic
misogynies
misogynise
misogynism (current term)
misogynist
misogynistic
misogynists
misogynous
misogyny
misologia
misologies
misologist
misologists
misology
misomania
misomaniac
misomaniacal
misomaniacs

Literary usage of Misogynism

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1. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"... and may be mere wandering bits of epigrammatic misogynism : This dear little spot is the joy of my life ; It mises my flowers and covers my wife. ..."

2. The Westminster Review by John Chapman, Charles William Wason (1825)
"... should induce feelings of misogynism, is an assertion easy to be made, but hard to be proved ; the Reviewer does not attempt it, ..."

3. The Tragic Drama of the Greeks by Arthur Elam Haigh (1896)
"The misogynism of Euripides has become a by-word, and not without some show of reason. Indeed, his plays are full of satirical reflexions on the ..."

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