Philogyny
Philogyny Phi*log"y*ny, n. [Gr. ?; ? loving + ? woman.] Fondness for women; uxoriousness; -- opposed to {misogyny}. [R.] --Byron. [1913 Webster]

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  • Philogyny — is fondness towards women, love or admiration for them. [Oxford English Dictionary] An antonym of misogyny.Cicero reports the word could be used in Greek philosophy to denote being over fond of women, a disease comparable with the disease of… …   Wikipedia

  • philogyny — [fi läj′ə nē] n. [Gr philogynia < philein, to love + gynē, woman: see GYNO ] love of or fondness for women philogynist n. philogynous adj …   English World dictionary

  • philogyny — noun admiration for women • Ant: ↑misogyny • Hypernyms: ↑admiration, ↑esteem * * * nē noun ( es) Etymology: Greek philogynia, from …   Useful english dictionary

  • philogyny — philogynist, n. philogynous, adj. /fi loj euh nee/, n. love of or liking for women. [1745 55; < Gk philogynía. See PHILO , GYNY] * * * …   Universalium

  • philogyny — noun the love or fondness for women. Ant: misogyny …   Wiktionary

  • philogyny — love of women Love and Attraction …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • philogyny — phi·log·y·ny …   English syllables

  • philogyny — /fəˈlɒdʒəni/ (say fuh lojuhnee) noun love of women. {Greek philogynia} –philogynist, noun –philogynous, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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  • philogynous — fə̇ˈläjənəs adjective Etymology: philogyny + ous : fond of women * * * philogˈynous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑philogyny …   Useful english dictionary

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