fogeyism


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fogyism, fogeyism

an adherence to old-fashioned or conservative ideas and intolerance of change, often coupled with dullness or slowness of personality. — fogyish, fogeyish, adj.
See also: Attitudes
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Other characters--like Ibrahim Omar, Omar Ibrahim, and women called Safaa, Safaa the 1st and Safaa the 2nd, --face their dilemmas in totally absurd realities besieged by ossification, narrow-mindedness, fogeyism, and conservatism.
Having endured editor venting spleen to this point and degree, perhaps many readers will roll their eyes, sigh, and relegate me to the amorphous dimension of hopeless fogeyism.
Whatever one thinks of Charles's own tastes, one cannot accuse him here of simple fogeyism.