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    misogynist

    misogynist - Dictionary definition and meaning for word misogynist

    Definition
    (noun) a misanthrope who dislikes women in particular
    Synonyms : woman hater
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for misogynist

mis=to hate, and gyne=female as in gyneocologist

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gyna is related to women...just like gynocologist...."gyna" is formed from "vagina". i suppose

gynist is related to gynoecium the female part of the flower... thus misogynist = anti-female..

misogynist sounds like misanthropist; misanthropist is one who hates humans..and gy + ist ~= gynist sounds like gynecologist(for women)..-> one who hates women in particular

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