misogyny

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misogyny

[mi′säj·ə·nē]
(psychology)
Hatred of women.
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With regard to women, among much valuable material stand out her insights that Catharism was every bit as misogynic as Catholicism and that women voted with their feet against it, and that high-class girls in Occitania suffered no particular educational discrimination until the foundation of the universities.
In the context of a humanistic model of gender and women's emerging roles as "learned ladies," she argues that women writers of religious and secular poetry and prose experienced a 'naissance' in the 16th century that was, alas, followed by a literary misogynic backlash.