neoterism

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neoterism

(nɪˈɒtərɪzəm)
n
(Linguistics) innovation or novelty of any kind, esp innovation in language
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neoterism

1. a neologism.
2. the use of neologisms. — neoterist, n.
See also: Language
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We live in an age that almost automatically dismisses seminal texts and ideas in favor of an indiscriminating neoterism. We wantonly abandon standards of authority and tradition in search of new Babylons made to the specifications of ideologues in their campaign to supplant the conservative spirit as we have known the truth of its excellences.
Although many American thinkers continued to embrace traditional European ideas and turned against American modernism and neoterism, the vigorous, young, and expanding nation, having quickly risen to the status of a great power, could not shun its own distinct language of didacticism and edification.
Some people who today are conservatives because they protest against the tyranny of neoterism, in another age or nation would be radicals, because they could not endure the tyranny of tradition.