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misogamy

[mi-sog-uh-mee, mahy-] /mɪˈsɒg ə mi, maɪ-/
noun
1.
hatred of marriage.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; miso- + -gamy
Related forms
misogamic
[mis-uh-gam-ik, mahy-suh-] /ˌmɪs əˈgæm ɪk, ˌmaɪ sə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
misogamist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for misogamist

misogamy

/mɪˈsɒɡəmɪ; maɪ-/
noun
1.
hatred of marriage
Derived Forms
misogamist, noun
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Word Origin and History for misogamist
n.

"a marriage-hater," 1706, from misogamy + -ist.

misogamy

n.

"hatred of marriage," 1650s, from Modern Latin misogamia, from Greek misogamos "hating marriage;" see miso- + -gamy.

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misogamist in Medicine

misogamy mi·sog·a·my (mĭ-sŏg'ə-mē)
n.
Hatred of marriage.


mis'o·gam'ic (mĭs'ə-gām'ĭk) adj.
mi·sog'a·mist n.
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