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See also: phobia
- Used to form nouns meaning fear of a specific thing.
- e.g. claustrophobia
- (analogy) Used to form nouns meaning hate, dislike, contempt, or repression of a specific thing.
- e.g. homophobia
used to form nouns meaning fear
used to form nouns meaning hate
used to form nouns concerned with limiting a specific thing
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