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  • I think your answer will come from someone who knows history and can speak to sects & schools of philosophy that rejected all things old and started fresh.

    A bohemian, anarchist , Jacobin , Hippy 8) (but these may not be quite what you are looking for. ).

    March 2, 2012

  • Dear All at Wordnik:

    Does anyone know of one word which means "rejecting the old"?

    By this phrase is meant rejecting all -- or a specific thing -- that comes before the present.

    Thus by "rejecting the old" one rejects history, or a previous style, customs or habits .

    Regarding subject matter "rejecting the old" is not targeting senescence or gerontology , nor "modernism", nor the subject of "ageism".

    The phrase (word-?-) "rejecting the old" is both more generous & specific.

    But is there one word for "rejecting the old"?

    Thank you!

    -- Keith Lyons

    March 2, 2012