294. Novelty


See also 150. FADS .

cainophobia
an abnormal fear of novelty. Also called cainotophobia .
esoterica
a collection of items of a special, rare, novel, or unusual quality.
esotericism
1. the holding of secret doctrines; the practice of limiting knowledge to a small group.
2. an interest in items of a special, rare, novel, or unusual quality. Also esoterism. esoterist, n.
griffinism
1. the condition of being a griffin, or new arrival from Britain, in India.
2. behavior characteristic of a griffin.
kainomania
a mania for novelty.
misoneism
a hatred of novelty. Also called neophobia .
neolatry
Rare. the worship of novelty. —neolater, n.
neophilism
philoneism.
neophobia
misoneism.
neoterist
an innovator, expecially a coiner of new words.
philoneism
an excessive love of novelty. Also called neophilism .

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