misogyny misogyny  /ˈmɪ zə dʒɪ ni/

Definition(s):

  • (n) hatred of women

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If you're looking for obscenity, blasphemy, homophobia, misogyny and racial insults, you don't have to dig too deep.
  2. But most insiders believe that a debate about profanity and misogyny obscures a much deeper problem: an artistic vacuum at major labels.
  3. As it turns out, that could have more to do with biology than misogyny.

News

  1. Hilton Als: “Far from Heaven” and the problem musical.

    8220;Far from Heaven” (at Playwrights Horizons) is a problem musical, a genteel contrivance wrapped in “issues”—racism, homophobia, misogyny—that limit the show, even as they are intended to expand, and then blow, our minds. There’s nothing sui generis about this latest . . . (Subscription required.)
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The New Yorker

  2. Maureen Ryan: Gillian Anderson, 'The Fall' And The Rise Of Subversive Genre Fare

    What's most amazing, given commercial television's studied avoidance of the topic, is how often shows like "The Fall" take on topics like misogyny, sexism and the frustrations of limited roles that both genders are often expected to occupy.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  3. Editorial: Misogyny and shame

    The military's sex-assault epidemic is a fixation in Washington, with lawmakers and the brass at odds over how to confront the cultural mindset that condones misogyny and makes sport of harassment.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Army Times

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Quotes

  1. Cosby told the Associated Press that the album is very different to gangsta rap, and is "the opposite of what I think is the profanity for no particular reason, the misogyny for no particular reason."
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Bill Cosby Source: NME.com

  2. "I sometimes get the sense there's a little misogyny," Noble says.
    on Aug 23, 2008 By: John Noble Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. That girl of 20 didn't know what all she was in for until after she had marched down that aisle, she writes; couldn't imagine ahead of time what Brown calls "the oldness, the coldness, the deadness of royal life, its muffled misogyny, its whispering...
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Tina Brown Source: Milford Daily News

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