Definition of misoneism in US English:

misoneism

noun

  • Dislike of novelty.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Popular Science Monthly. From Italian misoneismo from ancient Greek μισο- + νέος + Italian -ismo.

Pronunciation

misoneism

/ˌmɪsə(ʊ)ˈniːɪz(ə)m/