misogamist

misogamy

[mi-sog-uh-mee, mahy-]
noun
hatred of marriage.

Origin:
1650–60; miso- + -gamy

misogamic [mis-uh-gam-ik, mahy-suh-] , adjective
misogamist, noun
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misogamy (mɪˈsɒɡəmɪ, maɪ-)
 
n
hatred of marriage
 
mi'sogamist
 
n

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misogamist
1706, from misogamy + -ist.

misogamy
1650s, from Mod.L., from Gk. misogamos "hating marriage;" see miso- + -gamy (see bigamy).
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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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