-phobic

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From Ancient Greek φόβος (phóbos, fear) + -ic.

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-phobic

  1. Used to form adjectives indicating a fear of a specific thing.
    claustrophobic
  2. Used to form adjectives indicating a dislike or aversion.
    bibliophobic
    homophobic
  3. Used as a synonym of -phobe to form nouns.

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