misoneism

misoneism

[mis-oh-nee-iz-uhm, mahy-soh-]
noun
hatred or dislike of what is new or represents change.

Origin:
1885–90; < Italian misoneismo. See miso-, neo-, -ism

misoneist, noun
misoneistic, adjective
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misoneism (ˌmɪsəʊˈniːˌɪzəm, ˌmaɪ-)
 
n
hatred of anything new
 
[C19: from Italian misoneismo; see miso-, neo-, -ism]
 
miso'neist
 
n
 
misone'istic
 
adj

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misoneism
"hatred of novelty," from miso- + Gk. neos "new" (see new).
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