cainotophobia


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Related to cainotophobia: cainophobia, Neophobe

cai·no·to·pho·bi·a

 (kā-nō′tə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of newness.

[Greek kainotēs, newness (from kainos, new; see ken- in Indo-European roots) + -phobia.]
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cainotophobia, cainophobia

misoneism.
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