neophobia

noun
neo·​pho·​bia | \ ˌnē-ə-ˈfō-bē-ə How to pronounce neophobia (audio) \

Medical Definition of neophobia

: dread of or aversion to novelty

Other Words from neophobia

neophobic \ -​bik How to pronounce neophobia (audio) \ adjective

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“Neophobia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neophobia. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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