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misogynistic

[ mi-soj-uh-nis-tik, mahy‐ ]
/ mɪˌsɒdʒ əˈnɪs tɪk, maɪ‐ /
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adjective

reflecting or exhibiting hatred, dislike, or mistrust of women.
reflecting or exhibiting ingrained and institutionalized prejudice against women; sexist: misogynistic attitudes stemming from the highest corporate level.

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Origin of misogynistic

First recorded in 1820–25; misogynist + -ic
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