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neophobia

/ (ˌniːəʊˈfəʊbɪə) /

noun

a tendency to dislike anything new; fear of novelty

Nearby words

neoorthodox, neoorthodoxy, neopaganism, neopallium, neophilia, neophobia, neophyte, neopilina, neoplasia, neoplasm, neoplasticism
Derived Formsneophobe, nounneophobic, adjective
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