erythrophobia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From erythro- +‎ -phobia.

Noun[edit]

erythrophobia (uncountable)

  1. abnormal and persistent fear of blushing
    • 2013, Mabel Dawn Van Niekerk - Erythrophobia, The Blushing Phobia - Erythrophobia[1]:
      Erythophobia is no laughing matter if you are a sufferer of this phobia. It could tend to make the sufferer anti-social as it is a very real and serious concern that excessive blushing could occur at any moment.

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