noun Etymology: Italian misoneismo, from Greek misein + neos new + Italian -ismo -ism — more at new Date: 1886 a hatred, fear, or intolerance of innovation or change

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  • misoneism — MISONEÍSM s.n. (livr.) Sentiment de neîncredere sau aversiune faţă de orice noutate, schimbare. [pr.: ne ism] – Din fr. misonéisme. Trimis de laurap, 05.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  misoneísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar… …   Dicționar Român

  • misoneism — (n.) hatred of novelty, 1886, from MISO (Cf. miso ) + Gk. neos new (see NEW (Cf. new)) + ISM (Cf. ism). Related: Misoneist …   Etymology dictionary

  • misoneism — [mis΄ō nē′iz΄əm] n. [It misoneismo < Gr miso ,MISO + neos,NEW + It ismo, ISM] hatred of innovation or change misoneist n …   English World dictionary

  • misoneism — noun 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… …   Wiktionary

  • misoneism — misoneist, n. misoneistic, adj. /mis oh nee iz euhm, muy soh /, n. hatred or dislike of what is new or represents change. [1885 90; < It misoneismo. See MISO , NEO , ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • misoneism — miso·ne·ism .mis ə nē .iz əm n a hatred, fear, or intolerance of innovation or change …   Medical dictionary

  • misoneism — mɪsÉ™ nɪːzm / mɪsəʊ n. aversion to change or anything new …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misoneism — miso·ne·ism …   English syllables

  • misoneism — mis•o•ne•ism [[t]ˌmɪs oʊˈni ɪz əm, ˌmaɪ soʊ [/t]] n. hatred, distrust, or fear of what is new or represents change • Etymology: 1885–90; < It misoneismo. See miso , neo , ism mis o•ne′ist, n. mis o•ne•is′tic, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • misoneism — /mɪsoʊˈniɪzəm/ (say misoh neeizuhm), /maɪsoʊ / (say muysoh ) noun hatred or dislike of what is new. {Italian misoneismo, from miso miso + Greek neos new + ismo ism} –misoneist, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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