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  • n. A fear of words.


From Latin verbō ("word") + -phobia: Ancient Greek φόβος (phobos, "fear") (Wiktionary)


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  • JM is prepared to admit to not having verbophobia

    October 31, 2009

  • JM assures you, there is, really and truly, such a condition as verbophobia

    February 16, 2009

  • This mix of Latin and Greek sounds more like a madeupical word than a synonym of logophobia.

    (I'm commenting it because of telofy's request on this list).

    October 14, 2008