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- n. The fear of needles and other pointed or sharp objects.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A morbid fear of touching sharp-pointed objects, such as needles and pins.
- n. A morbid fear of being touched by the finger or any slender object.
Others fear needles or pointed objects, a condition called aichmophobia, and some suffer from bacteriaphobia—fear of germs!