Word of the Day: Misandry

Last month we had misogyny as one of our words of the day. Today’s word of the day is misandry. The word misandry is a noun that means dislike of, contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against men or the male sex.

Related: Word of the Day: Misogyny

Use it in a sentence!

Brian was smart and could see through his co-worker’s poorly disguised misandry.

But where did it come from?

The word misandry is of Greek origin. It’s first known use was in the late 19th century. It comes from the Greek word miso, which means hating, and anēr or andr, which means man.

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