bathysiderodromophobia

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bæθɪˈsɪdəɹəʊˌdɹəʊməˌfəʊbɪə/

Noun[edit]

bathysiderodromophobia (uncountable)

  1. (rare) The irrational fear of subways and the underground in general.
    Bradley's bathysiderodromophobia prevents her from travelling easily.
    • 1955, William Gaddis, The Recognitions: A novel, page 618:
      Bathysiderodromophobia! What did I tell you! said an onlooker. Anselm looked up, his eyes narrowed. —And what's that in your pocket?