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- n. The fear of books.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dread of books.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dread or hatred of books.
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The two share (d) a common affliction, bibliophobia or the fear of books.
Judge Methuen declares that bibliophobia is but one phase of jealousy; that one's wife hates one's books because she fears that her husband is in love, or is going to be in love, with those companions of his student hours.
Had it not been for Heber and for the bibliophobia which prevailed, when his possessions came to the hammer in 1834, it is doubtful whether Miller of Craigentinny could have achieved the extraordinary
Methuen declares that bibliophobia is but one phase of jealousy; that one's wife hates one's books because she fears that her husband is in love, or is going to be in love, with those companions of his student hours.
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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