Fear of old things. From the Greek (palaios-, "old”) and (-phobos, “fear”).
Alice: I'm going to the museum. Want to come with me?
Bob: No thanks, old stuff creeps me out.
Bob: I dunno. Maybe I have paleophobia or something.
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