nyctophobia

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From nycto- +‎ -phobia.

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nyctophobia (uncountable)

  1. A fear of the night, nighttime or darkness.
    Synonyms: noctiphobia, scotophobia
    • 2004, Michael A. Gibbs, A Fairy of Anneliese Glade[1], →ISBN:
      "You're afraid of the dark. That's nyctophobia. And you're afraid of deep places, or depth. That's bathophobia."

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