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.

Nearby words

  1. misogynistic,
  2. misogynoir,
  3. misogyny,
  4. misology,
  5. misoneism,
  6. misorient,
  7. misorientate,
  8. misperceive,
  9. misperception,
  10. mispick

Origin of misopedia

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

Related formsmis·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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