- hatred, dislike, or mistrust of women, or prejudice against women.
Origin of misogyny
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Examples from the Web for misogyny
Because that whole celebrity hacking episode seemed rooted in misogyny.Anna Kendrick on Feminism, #GamerGate, and the Celebrity Hacking Attack
November 25, 2014
So the real meat of Stalker, ostensibly, is the pseudo-intellectual conversation about misogyny.‘Stalker’ Is an Awful Warning Against the Evils of Misogyny
October 3, 2014
“Referring to the misogyny thing, I would be very curious to go back and read that article,” says Daddario.Alexandra Daddario on 'True Detective's' Misogyny Claims and Her Hollywood Ascent
September 5, 2014
The rage of misogyny is to me the dying cries of a wounded beast.Fanboys, White Knights, and the Hairball of Online Misogyny
August 28, 2014
Protesting misogyny in gaming by not playing video games is misogyny working.The Cake Is a Lie: Sexism Isn’t a Boss Gamer Girls Can Beat
Emily V Gordon
July 8, 2014
When he and I dwelt there together, the pavilion had been a temple of misogyny.The Lock And Key Library
Compulsory asceticism has bred misogyny, and misogyny scruples.Ancestors
Katherine Devlin is another creature of her maker's misogyny.Irish Plays and Playwrights
In his present humor of misogyny he wondered why it was thought to be necessary to put a woman in everything.What Will People Say?
As they fell in love and out again with the facility of so many Romeos, they discoursed among themselves as to his misogyny.The Crux
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
- hatred of women
C17: from Greek, from miso- + gunē woman
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Word Origin and History for misogyny
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Hatred of women.
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