amaxophobia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

amaxo- +‎ -phobia

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amaxophobia (uncountable)

  1. Fear of riding in a vehicle.
    • 1908, Charles Hamilton Hughes, The Alienist and Neurologist (volume 29, page 65)
      I have known of at least two well marked instances of amaxophobia originating in the fright of being run away with and the effect of the shock abiding with them throughout the after life []