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misogynistic

[mi-soj-uh-nis-tik, mahy‐] /mɪˌsɒdʒ əˈnɪs tɪk, maɪ‐/
adjective
1.
reflecting or exhibiting hatred, dislike, mistrust, or mistreatment of women.
Sometimes, misogynic, misogynous.
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  • Captain Puffin was a great cynic in his own misogynistic way.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • No doubt these sights had confirmed him in his misogynistic broodings.

  • These are devoted to love and matrimony, giving rhetorical expression to the misogynistic side of the Novelle.

Word Origin and History for misogynistic
adj.

1821, from misogynist + -ic.

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