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standpattism

[stand-pat-iz-uh m] /ˈstændˈpæt ɪz əm/
noun
1.
belief in or the practice of resisting or refusing to accept change, especially in politics.
Also, standpatism.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism; standpat + -ism
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