Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An abnormal fear of newness.

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  • n. Alternative form of cainophobia.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Greek kainotēs, newness (from kainos, new; see ken- in Indo-European roots) + -phobia.

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  • JM will never suffer from cainotophobia as it is much too modern

    April 13, 2010