phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Fear change

Posted by Bob on March 25, 2003

In Reply to: Fear change posted by paul on March 25, 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)?

: Thanks a last I have the ammo to destroy him! Many thanks.

There's also "mossback," "stick-in-the-mud," and "Republican."