What does misogyny mean?

Definitions for misogyny
mɪˈsɒdʒ ə ni, maɪ-misog·y·ny

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misogyny, misogynism(noun)

    hatred of women


  1. misogyny(Noun)

    hatred or contempt for women

  2. Origin: From μισογυνία and μισογύνης, from μισέω + γυνή.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misogyny(noun)

    hatred of women

  2. Origin: [Gr. misogyni`a: cf. F. misogynie.]


  1. Misogyny

    Misogyny is the hatred or dislike of women or girls. Misogyny can be manifested in numerous ways, including sexual discrimination, denigration of women, violence against women, and sexual objectification of women. Misogyny has been characterised as a prominent feature of the mythologies of the ancient world as well as various religions. In addition, many influential Western philosophers have been described as misogynistic. The male counterpart of misogyny is misandry, the hatred or dislike of men; the antonym of misogyny is philogyny, the love or fondness of women.

How to say misogyny in sign language?

  1. misogyny


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misogyny in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misogyny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of misogyny in a Sentence

  1. Ramabina Mahapa:

    He represents the former colonial representation of this country -- supremacy, racism, misogyny, students are saying these aren't the ideals that we want to have here.

  2. Sarah McBride:

    When there is a mix of misogyny, transphobia and racism, people who live in the intersection of multiple identities, the violence they face can be inflamed by the multiplying prejudices.

  3. Ben Rhodes:

    Because when you distilled it, stripped out the racism and misogyny, we’d run against Hillary eight years ago with the same message Trump had used: She’s part of a corrupt establishment that can’t be trusted to bring change.

  4. Atila Roque:

    This particular congressman already has long been a provocateur, particularly in the areas of sexual rights, of women, of the LGBT population, of people who stand for other values, he has consistently been provoking violence and misogyny and sexism.

  5. Lydia Alpizar:

    The overwhelming lack of political commitment and financial resources, plain old sexism and misogyny, along with increasing religious fundamentalisms have affected the quality of the agreements produced by governments within the U.N. and at other levels.

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