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misoneism

[mis-oh-nee-iz-uh m, mahy-soh-] /ˌmɪs oʊˈni ɪz əm, ˌmaɪ soʊ-/
noun
1.
hatred or dislike of what is new or represents change.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Italian misoneismo. See miso-, neo-, -ism
Related forms
misoneist, noun
misoneistic, adjective
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misoneism

/ˌmɪsəʊˈniːˌɪzəm; ˌmaɪ-/
noun
1.
hatred of anything new
Derived Forms
misoneist, noun
misoneistic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from Italian misoneismo; see miso-, neo-, -ism
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Word Origin and History for misoneistic

misoneism

n.

"hatred of novelty," 1886, from miso- + Greek neos "new" (see new) + -ism. Related: Misoneist.

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