Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A morbid dread of certain special localities.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 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

    pangsuan Diary Entry

  • NAME ACTUAL FEAR MIGHT BE MISTAKEN FOR bibliophobia books fear of term papers bathophobia depth fear of being clean Gallophobia France, things French fear of California wine crystallophobia glass fear of Gypsies cryophobia ice, frost fear of peeling onions polyphobia many things fear of parrots phonophobia noise, loud talking fear of stereos topophobia places fear of Italian mice aichurophobia points fear of sneezing belonophobia sharp objects fear of cold cuts halophobia speaking fear of angels tacophobia speed fear of Mexican food phagophobia swallowing fear of becoming a sissy haphephobia touching, being touched fear of fractions Hodophobia travel fear of hobbits Parthenophobia young girls fear of Greek temples

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