from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An abnormal fear of lightning and thunder.
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- n. An abnormal fear of thunder and lightning.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, morbid dread of thunder and lightning.
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- n. a morbid fear of thunder and lightning
Greek astrapē, lightning; see ster-3 in Indo-European roots + -phobia.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Having astraphobia - being afraid of thunder and lightning - can be quite scary, too.