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  • n. Fear of sunlight.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A morbid dread of sunlight.


helio- + -phobia (Wiktionary)


  • However, I have transferred my heliophobia to my daughter, who wears the toddler equivalent of a hazmat suit when we are at the beach.

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  • Just when you think popular culture has exhausted all the metaphorical and allegorical possibilities, the film unifies all the usual tropes (bloodlust, heliophobia, fangs) into a complete science fiction whole. Most Popular


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  • JM believes that all heliophobia sufferers will have their day in the sun.

    April 24, 2010