retrophilia

love of things of the past

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • retrophilia — /ret rō filˈi ə/ noun Love of anything, esp material objects, from, connected with or evoking the past ORIGIN: ↑retro • • • retrophilˈiac noun and adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • retrophilia — (ret.troh.FEE.lee.uh) n. An intense attraction for things of the past. retrophile n. Example Citation: If trying to relive the 1960s were a crime, there wouldn t be enough jail space to hold all the duly convicted guitar pop bands. Still, there… …   New words

  • Retro — is a term used to describe, denote or classify culturally outdated or aged trends, modes, or fashions, from the overall postmodern past, but have since that time become functionally or superficially the norm once again. The use of retro style… …   Wikipedia

  • -phil- — Suffixes with the common part phil ( phile, philia, philic) are used to specify some kind of attraction or affinity to something, in particular the love or obsession with something. They are antonymic to suffixes phob . Phil (Philo ) may also be… …   Wikipedia

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  • Plutophile — n. A person who likes the dwarf planet Pluto, particularly one who objects to Pluto s status as a dwarf planet. Plutophilia n. Example Citations: While Tyson emphasises the things that set Pluto apart from the eight official planets, like its… …   New words

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