misogamy

[ mi-sog-uh-mee, mahy- ]
/ mɪˈsɒg ə mi, maɪ- /

noun

hatred of marriage.

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Origin of misogamy

First recorded in 1650–60; miso- + -gamy

OTHER WORDS FROM misogamy

mis·o·gam·ic [mis-uh-gam-ik, mahy-suh-], /ˌmɪs əˈgæm ɪk, ˌmaɪ sə-/, adjectivemi·sog·a·mist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for misogamy

misogamy
/ (mɪˈsɒɡəmɪ, maɪ-) /

noun

hatred of marriage

Derived forms of misogamy

misogamist, noun
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Medical definitions for misogamy

misogamy
[ mĭ-sŏgə-mē ]

n.

Hatred of marriage.

Other words from misogamy

mis′o•gamic (mĭs′ə-gămĭk) adj.mi•soga•mist n.
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