Philogyny is fondness towards women
, love or admiration for
them. An antonym
Cicero reports the word could be used in Greek
philosophy to denote being over-fond of women, a disease comparable
with the disease of misogyny.
In addition, the other two connotations in terms
of men are as follows: since the word "man" or, in Greek
"anér-andros" has its form as "andr-ia" in its word combination,
is fondness towards men, whereas Misandry
hatred of men.