Word of the Day April 23, 2020 [archive]
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Today's word: Misogynym??s?d? ? ni, ma?-
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Misogyny
hatred of women
hatred or contempt for women
Origin: From μισογυν?α and μισογ?νη?, from μισ?ω + γυν?.
Misogyny () is the hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women or girls. Misogyny manifests in numerous ways, including social exclusion, sex discrimination, hostility, androcentrism, patriarchy, male privilege, belittling of women, disenfranchisement of women, violence against women, and sexual objectification. Misogyny can be found within sacred texts of religions, mythologies, and Western philosophy and Eastern philosophy.
hatred of women
Origin: [Gr. misogyni`a: cf. F. misogynie.]
Misogyny is the hatred or dislike of women or girls. Misogyny can be manifested in numerous ways, including sexual discrimination, denigration of women, violence against women, and sexual objectification of women. Misogyny has been characterised as a prominent feature of the mythologies of the ancient world as well as various religions. In addition, many influential Western philosophers have been described as misogynistic. The male counterpart of misogyny is misandry, the hatred or dislike of men; the antonym of misogyny is philogyny, the love or fondness of women.
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The numerical value of Misogyny in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Misogyny in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of Misogyny in a Sentence
This particular congressman already has long been a provocateur, particularly in the areas of sexual rights, of women, of the LGBT population, of people who stand for other values, he has consistently been provoking violence and misogyny and sexism.
Because when you distilled it, stripped out the racism and misogyny, we’d run against Hillary eight years ago with the same message Trump had used: She’s part of a corrupt establishment that can’t be trusted to bring change.
This particular congressman has been for a long time already a provocateur, particularly on the areas of sexual rights, of women, of the LGBT population, of people who stand for other values. He has consistently been prompting violence and misogyny and sexism, it is time for the Congress to say 'enough': he has gone beyond the freedom of expression of anyone in this country.
When there is a mix of misogyny, transphobia and racism, people who live in the intersection of multiple identities, the violence they face can be inflamed by the multiplying prejudices.
There's been a lot of vitriol and misogyny, i think that probably hasn't helped him.
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Translations for Misogyny
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- misogíniaCatalan, Valencian
- nenávist k ?enám, misogynstvíCzech
- Weiberhass, Misogynie, Frauenhass, FrauenfeindlichkeitGerman
- μισογυν?α, μισογυνισμ??Greek
- naistevihkamine, misogüüniaEstonian
- ??? ???????Persian
- naisviha, misogyniaFinnish
- fuath bhanScottish Gaelic
- n?gy?l?let, mizogíniaHungarian
- ???? ??????Hebrew
- мизогини?а, женомрзствоMacedonian
- mizoginizm, mizoginiaPolish
- мизогиния, женоненавистничествоRussian
- kvinnohat, misogyniSwedish