newfangledness

[ noo-fang-guh ld, -fang-, nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF newfangledness
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The time soon came when he was forced to give way before the march of newfangledness.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "addicted to novelty," literally "ready to grasp at all new things," from adj. newefangel "fond of novelty" (late 14c.), from new + -fangel "inclined to take," from root of Old English fon "to capture" (see fang). Sense of "lately come into fashion" first recorded 1530s.

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