Posted by Lewis on March 24, 2003
In Reply to: Fear change posted by ESC on March 24, 2003
: : Can anyone please tell me if there is a word which represents "fear change".
: : A freind of mine is so stuck in his ways and I need a this word to abuse him!
: : Thanks in advance.
: Fear of change or making changes - tropophobia. From "There's a Word for It! A Grandiloquent Guide to Life" by Charles Harrington Elster, Pocket Books, New York, 1996.
what about your friend being a "neophobe" (frightened of the new)?