misology

[ mi-sol-uh-jee, mahy- ]
/ mɪˈsɒl ə dʒi, maɪ- /

noun

distrust or hatred of reason or reasoning.

Nearby words

  1. misogynism,
  2. misogynist,
  3. misogynistic,
  4. misogynoir,
  5. misogyny,
  6. misoneism,
  7. misopedia,
  8. misorient,
  9. misorientate,
  10. misperceive

Origin of misology

First recorded in 1825–35; miso- + -logy

Related formsmi·sol·o·gist, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for misologist

misology

/ (mɪˈsɒlədʒɪ, maɪ-) /

noun

hatred of reasoning or reasoned argument
Derived Formsmisologist, noun

Word Origin for misology

C19: from Greek misologia, from misos hatred + logos word, reasoning. See logos

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