cainophobia

A fear of anything new

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • cainophobia — n. abnormal fear of newness, fear of anything new …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • -phobia — The English suffixes phobia, phobic, phobe ( of Greek origin: φόβος/φοβία ) occur in technical usage in psychiatry to construct words that describe irrational, disabling fear as a mental disorder (e.g., agoraphobia), in chemistry to describe… …   Wikipedia

  • neophobia — noun /niːəˈfəʊbɪə/ The fear or dislike of new things. the murdering of Mormons and the massacring of Armenians, express much rather that aboriginal human neophobia [...] than they express the positive piety of the various perpetrators. Syn:… …   Wiktionary

  • cainotophobia — See: cainophobia …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • kainophobia — See: cainophobia …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • kainotophobia — See: cainophobia …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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