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  • n. Plural form of phobia.

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Examples

  • Dementia has eaten his brain and the cost of protecting him from his phobias is becoming outrageously expensive!

    Think Progress » Coulter plagiarism charges are being investigated

  • Rollert's so-called phobias to question that you were a threatening presence to the members of your former church and the church needed a restraining order to provide them with legal relief.

    Ministers and Professional Ethics

  • And I have a whole chapter in my second book about phobias, which is irrational fears which are drilled into these members ` minds and members of any mind control authoritarian group.

    CNN Transcript Apr 9, 2008

  • But others, who experience irrational or excessive reactions to feared objects or situations known as phobias, deal with an entirely different brand of dread.

    What We Fear Most And WhyOur Most Common Fears

  • Sometimes, instead of the indiscriminate fear of worry, there are localized fears, called phobias, which creep or spring into a man's thoughts and render him miserable.

    The Foundations of Personality

  • These include a large category of fears called phobias -- claustrophobia, agoraphobia, photophobia, altaphobia, phonophobia, etc.

    The Conquest of Fear

  • He writes that the "phobias" held by segments of both societies will stymie progress in the West and will allow Asians to fill the gap.

    Mail Call: A Research Phobia?

  • Since then, virtual reality has since been used to treat more benign conditions, such as phobias, or even how to prepare for a job interview.

    A Violent Virtual Cure

  • The problem with all the 'phobias' that have been invented by the liberal-left in recent years is that they attempt to win arguments by default by the trick of equating visceral hatred of individuals with reasoned opposition to particular political agendas.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Speaking of 'phobias' it amazes me we don't just ring fence our political allegiances and ideologies as well.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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  • JM was going to buy a book on phobias, but was afraid it wouldn't help.

    May 31, 2011