Gynephobia
Gynephobia Gyn`e*pho"bi*a (j[i^]n`[-e]*f[=o]"b[i^]*[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. gynh` a woman + fo`bos fear.] Hatred of women; repugnance to the society of women. --Holmes. [1913 Webster]

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  • gynephobia — [gī΄nə fō′bē ə, jin΄əfō′bē′ə] n. [< Gr gynē (see GYNO ) + PHOBIA] an abnormal fear of women …   English World dictionary

  • Gynephobia — An abnormal, irrational and persistent fear of women. Sufferers experience anxiety even though they realize they face no threat. Gynephobia is derived from the Greek gyne (woman) and phobos (fear). Alternate spelling: gynaephobia. The prefix gyne …   Medical dictionary

  • gynephobia — /jin euh foh bee euh, guy neuh , juy neuh /, n. an abnormal fear of women. [GYNE + PHOBIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • gynephobia — The fear of women …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • gynephobia — /jin euh foh bee euh, guy neuh , juy neuh /, n. an abnormal fear of women. [GYNE + PHOBIA] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gynophobia — (also spelled as gynephobia ) is an abnormal fear of women. In the past, the Latin term was used, horror feminae , literally meaning fear of women . [Raymond Joseph Corsini (1999) The Dictionary of Psychology , ISBN 158391028X,… …   Wikipedia

  • gyne- — var. of gyneco : gynephobia. * * * …   Universalium

  • Androphobia — An abnormal and persistent fear of men. Sufferers experience anxiety even though they may realize they face no real threat. Androphobia is derived from the Greek andros (man) and phobos (fear). Andro enters into a number of other biomedical terms …   Medical dictionary

  • Fear of children — An abnormal and persistent fear of babies and children. Sufferers experience anxiety even though they realize their fear is groundless. Rearing a child or being around active children can both produce anxiety. Fear of children is termed… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fear of men — An abnormal and persistent fear of men. Sufferers experience anxiety even though they realize they may face no real threat. Fear of men is termed androphobia, a word derived from the Greek andros (man) and phobos (fear). Andro enters into a… …   Medical dictionary

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