from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative form of tokophobia.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Childbirth doesn't carry the risks it did a century ago, but plenty of women are still utterly terrified of the process - a fear known as tocophobia.
Celts, Celtic Celtophobia cemeteries coimetrophobia certain places topophobia challenges to official doctrine or of radical deviation heresyphobia or hereiophobia changes metathesiophobia changes (making) tropophobia chemicals or working with chemicals chickens alektorophobia childbirth or pregnancy tocophobia
At its worst, tocophobia can be so profound that some women, even those who yearn for children, choose not to get pregnant.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.