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triskaidekaphobic

Definitions

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  • n. Someone who suffers from triskaidekaphobia
  • adj. Suffering from triskaidekaphobia

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  • adj. suffering from triskaidekaphobia (abnormal fear of the number 13)

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Examples

  • And so, to cater to superstitious or triskaidekaphobic clients, the number is simply eliminated from elevator panels, doors and nameplates.

    The Times of India

  • Napoleon and President Herbert Hoover were also triskaidekaphobic, with an abnormal fear of the number 13. 4.

    AllDeaf.com

  • Napoleon, President Herbert Hoover, and Queen Victoria were also said to be triskaidekaphobic.

    Six LDS Writers and A Frog

  • That might not sound like a big deal, but had I been a triskaidekaphobic coulrophobe with thaasophobic tendencies, the experience of discovering my little friend would have been akin to walking in on 13 circus clowns, stuffing themselves into my closet, and a chair.

    The Chronicle

  • Expect B-grade horror madness, unsuitable for patrons who are "squeamish or triskaidekaphobic".

    Tonight

  • Napoleon and President Herbert Hoover were also triskaidekaphobic, with an abnormal fear of the number 13.

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  • Ah well, it didn't stop the Colonies from becoming States. ('76 added together equals 13!!)

    October 14, 2009

  • "Past disasters linked to the number 13 hardly help triskaidekaphobics overcome their affliction. The most famous is the Apollo 13 mission, launched on April 11, 1970 (the sum of 4, 11 and 70 equals 85 - which when added together comes to 13), from Pad 39 (three times 13) at 13:13 local time, and struck by an explosion on April 13."
    - 'It's just bad luck that the 13th is so often a Friday', Electronic Telegraph, 8 September 1996.

    October 13, 2009

  • Love this word.. though I don't have it, not being a superstitious sort of person.

    June 20, 2009

  • Just say, "baker's dozen"

    June 20, 2009