Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An abnormal fear of crowds.

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  • n. A phobia, or fear, of mob-like crowds, as opposed to simply open spaces like agoraphobia or large crowds as with enochlophobia.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Greek okhlos, crowd; + -phobia.

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From Ancient Greek ὄχλος ("crowd") +‎ -phobia.

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  • ochlophobia – the fear of crowds (mobs)

    July 26, 2008