neophobia

noun

neo·​pho·​bia ˌnē-ə-ˈfō-bē-ə How to pronounce neophobia (audio)
: dread of or aversion to novelty
neophobic adjective

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“Neophobia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neophobia. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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