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misology

[ mi-sol-uh-jee, mahy- ]
/ mɪˈsɒl ə dʒi, maɪ- /
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noun
distrust or hatred of reason or reasoning.
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Origin of misology

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

OTHER WORDS FROM misology

mi·sol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for misology

misology
/ (mɪˈsɒlədʒɪ, maɪ-) /

noun
hatred of reasoning or reasoned argument

Derived forms of misology

misologist, noun

Word Origin for misology

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