Definitions

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

  • n. See nyctophobia.

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  • n. Fear of darkness.

Etymologies

Greek skotos, darkness + -phobia.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • JM thinks many folk just shut their eyes to scotophobia

    November 16, 2009