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misoneism (s) (noun), misoneisms (pl)
1. An intolerance of anything that is unfamiliar or someone who is against having any new trends or changes: One example of misoneism has been shown by Hans who always went out to eat with his wife only at a German restaurant where he always ateĀ "Schnitzel" with sauerkraut; and he never went to Mexican, Chinese, or any other foreign restaurants because he always felt that the food was too strange for him to consider.
2. Etymology: from Greek miso-, "hate" + neos, "new".
A strong intolerance of anything new or of changes.
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Word Entries at Get Words: “misoneism
A definite desire to leave things as they are and not to change present conditions for anything new or different. (1)