Monday, July 19, 2010
Definitions for philogyny
- Love of or liking for women (opposite of misogyny.)
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Citations for philogyny
We will, therefore, draw a curtain over this scene, from that philogyny which is in us, and proceed to matters which, instead of dishonouring the human species, will greatly raise and ennoble it.
To me, it is immaterial if misogyny or philogyny or whatever was in the writer's mind. It's the fact of censorship and, what is truly more infuriating, at the instigation of a cleric, that alarms me.
Origin of philogyny
Philogyny combines two Greek roots: philo, "love," and gyn, "woman."