ephebiphobia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἔφηβος (éphēbos, youth) +‎ -phobia. The coinage of this term is attributed to a 1994 article by Kirk Astroth published in Phi Delta Kappan.[1]

Noun[edit]

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ephebiphobia (plural ephebiphobias)

  1. An irrational fear of adolescent people.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gough, P. (2000) "Detoxifying Schools." Phi Delta Kappan. March 1, 2000.