chronophobia


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

chronophobia

an abnormal discomfort concerning time.
See also: Time
Translations
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Building on his early construct of sustainment, his recent writing argues for the redirection of resources and a rethinking of humanity's chronophobia, or fear of temporality; the EuroAmerican inability to come to terms with the fact that the planet's future is already full of the material we have produced.
12) Both this critique of modern Western chronopathy, or chronophobia, and those structures of Jewish religious and communal life Levinas advocates instead, will feature prominently in "Model of the West.