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-phobia

noun combining form

: an extremely strong dislike or fear of someone or something

Full Definition of -PHOBIA

1
:  exaggerated fear of <acrophobia>
2
:  intolerance or aversion for <photophobia>

Origin of -PHOBIA

New Latin, from Late Latin, from Greek, from -phobos fearing, from phobos fear, flight, from phebesthai to flee; akin to Lithuanian bėgti to flee, Old Church Slavic běžati
Medical Dictionary

-phobia

noun combining form -pho·bia \ˈfō-bē-ə\

Medical Definition of -PHOBIA

1
:  abnormal fear of <acrophobia>
2
:  intolerance or aversion for <photophobia>

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