Erwartungszukunftsverweigerung

Yesterday I ran across an excellent candidate for the prize category of “German compound nouns that don’t really exist in English.”
Erwartungszukunftsverweigerung means roughly the “rejection of notions of the future that are informed by expectations of positive change” — a particularly handy term in the wake of Trump’s election!

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