immobilism

noun
im·​mo·​bi·​lism | \ i-ˈmō-bə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce immobilism (audio) \

Definition of immobilism

: a policy of extreme conservatism and opposition to change

First Known Use of immobilism

1949, in the meaning defined above

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