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From Italian misoneismo (after Cesare Lombroso), from Patrono:El[[Category:Patrono:El derivations|Misoneism]] [[μισος#Patrono:El|μισος]] (hatred) + [[νεος#Patrono:El|νεος]] (new).

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Misoneism

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Misoneism (uncountable)
  1. The hatred or distrust of new things or ideas.
    • 1990: What really got his attention was the Lombrosian concept of “misoneism”. Radicals, militants, revolutionaries, however they styled themselves, all sinned against this deep organic human principle, which Lombroso had named after the Greek for “hatred of anything new.” — Thomas Pynchon, Vineland

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