misoneism

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noun miso·ne·ism \ˌmi-sə-ˈnē-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of misoneism

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

Origin and Etymology of misoneism

Italian misoneismo, from Greek misein + neos new + Italian -ismo -ism — more at new


First Known Use: 1886


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misoneism

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noun miso·ne·ism \ˌmis-ə-ˈnē-ˌiz-əm\

Medical Definition of misoneism

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


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