standpattism

or stand·pat·ism

[ stand-pat-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈstændˈpæt ɪz əm /

noun

belief in or the practice of resisting or refusing to accept change, especially in politics.

Origin of standpattism

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; standpat + -ism
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