agoraphobia

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌæɡərəˈfoʊbiə/
  • AHD: /ăgōrōphōbēä/
  • Rhymes: -əʊbiə

Etymology[edit]

From Latin agoraphobia, from Ancient Greek ἀγορά (agorá, agora (gathering of people or place of gathering)) + φόβος (phobos, fear).

Noun[edit]

agoraphobia (plural agoraphobias)

  1. The fear of wide open spaces, crowds, or uncontrolled social conditions.

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