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pho•bi•a



Pronunciation: (fō'bē-u), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/phobia.html on line 75 [key]
n.
a persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a compelling desire to avoid it.

-phobia




a combining form meaning “fear,” occurring in loanwords from Greek (hydrophobia); on this model, used in the names of mental disorders that have the general sense “dread of, aversion toward” that specified by the initial element: agoraphobia.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/phobia.html on line 120 phobia (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/phobia.html on line 122 phobia (Encyclopedia)

 

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