misoneism


miso·ne·ism

noun \ˌmi-sə-ˈnē-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of MISONEISM

:  a hatred, fear, or intolerance of innovation or change

Origin of MISONEISM

Italian misoneismo, from Greek misein + neos new + Italian -ismo -ism — more at new
First Known Use: 1886

miso·ne·ism

noun \ˌmis-ə-ˈnē-ˌiz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MISONEISM

: a hatred, fear, or intolerance of innovation or change

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