The following lists include words ending in -phobia, and include fears that have acquired names. ..... The Aldrich Dictionary of Phobias and Other Word Families.
A person possessed of a
"irrational fear, horror, aversion," 1786, perhaps on model of similar use in French
, abstracted from compounds in -
A persistent, abnormal, and irrational fear of a specific thing or situation that compels one to avoid it, despite the awareness and reassurance that it is not ...
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Jul 17, 1995
a persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a
compelling desire to avoid it. Origin of
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