- reflecting or exhibiting hatred, dislike, mistrust, or mistreatment of women.
Sometimes mi·sog·y·nic, mi·sog·y·nous.
- hatred, dislike, or mistrust of women, or prejudice against women.
Origin of misogyny
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- hatred of women
Word Origin for misogyny
C17: from Greek, from miso- + gunē woman
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- Hatred of women.
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