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misogyny

 [mĭ-soj´ĭ-ne]
aversion to women.

mi·sog·y·ny

(mi-soj'i-nē), Do not confuse this word with misogamy.
Aversion to or hatred of women.
[G. miseō, to hate, + gynē, woman]

misogyny

(mĭ-sŏj′ə-nē)
n.
Hatred or mistrust of women.

mis′o·gyn′ic (mĭs′ə-jĭn′ĭk, -gī′nĭk) adj.

mi·sog·y·ny

(mi-soj'i-nē)
Aversion to or hatred of women.
[G. miseō, to hate, + gynē, woman]
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