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Misogyny vs. Chauvinism

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Misogynynoun

Hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women.

Chauvinismnoun

(pejorative) Excessive patriotism, eagerness for national superiority; jingoism.

Misogynynoun

Hatred of women. Contrast misandry.

Chauvinismnoun

(pejorative) Unwarranted bias, favoritism, or devotion to one's own particular group, cause, or idea.

‘Feminists say that male chauvinism is still prevalent in cultures worldwide.’;

Misogynynoun

hatred of women

Chauvinismnoun

Blind and absurd devotion to a fallen leader or an obsolete cause; hence, absurdly vainglorious or exaggerated patriotism.

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Misogynynoun

dislike of, contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against women

‘she felt she was struggling against thinly disguised misogyny’;

Chauvinismnoun

exaggerated and unreasoning partisanship to any group or cause; - as, male chauvinism, i.e. belief in the superiority of males.

Misogyny

Misogyny () is hatred or contempt for women or girls. It is a way of keeping women at a lower status than men.

Chauvinismnoun

fanatical patriotism

Chauvinismnoun

activity indicative of belief in the superiority of men over women

Chauvinismnoun

exaggerated or aggressive patriotism

‘public opinion was easily moved to chauvinism and nationalism’;

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Chauvinismnoun

excessive or prejudiced support for one's own cause, group, or sex

‘we stand together to stamp out chauvinism and bigotry’;

Chauvinism

Chauvinism is the irrational belief in the superiority or dominance of one's own group or people, who are seen as strong and virtuous, while others are considered weak, unworthy, or inferior. It can be described as a form of extreme patriotism and nationalism, a fervent faith in national excellence and glory.According to legend, French soldier Nicolas Chauvin was badly wounded in the Napoleonic Wars and received a meager pension for his injuries.

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