-phobia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin, from Latin, from Ancient Greek -φοβία ‎(-phobía) (see ὑδροφοβία ‎(hudrophobía, fear of water)), from φόβος ‎(phóbos, fear).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌfəʊbi.ə/ (Primary stress will usually be in the word that is affixed.)

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-phobia

  1. Used to form nouns meaning fear of a specific thing.
    e.g. claustrophobia
  2. (analogy) Used to form nouns meaning hate, dislike, contempt, or repression of a specific thing.
    e.g. homophobia

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