misopedia

or mis·o·pae·di·a

[ mis-oh-pee-dee-uh, mahy-soh- ]
/ ˌmɪs oʊˈpi di ə, ˌmaɪ soʊ- /

noun

hatred of children, especially one's own.

Origin of misopedia

< New Latin misopaedia; see miso-, ped-1, -ia

Related forms

mis·o·pe·dist, noun
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Medicine definitions for misopedia

misopedia

[ mĭs′ō-pēdē-ə ]

n.

Hatred of children.
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