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misandry

[mis-an-dree] /ˈmɪs æn dri/
noun
1.
hatred of males.
Compare misogyny.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; mis-2 + -andry (as in polyandry), on the model of misogyny
Related forms
misandrist, noun
Can be confused
misandry, misanthropy, misogyny.
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Examples for misandry
  • misandry is also comparable with misanthropy which is the hatred of humanity generally.
British Dictionary definitions for misandry

misandry

/ˈmɪsəndrɪ/
noun
1.
hatred of men
Derived Forms
misandrist, noun, adjective
misandrous, adjective
Word Origin
C20: from Greek, from miso- + -andria, from anēr man
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Word Origin and History for misandry
n.

1878, from miso- "hatred" + andros "of man, male human being" (see anthropo-). Related: Misandrist.

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