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homophobia

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noun ho·mo·pho·bia \ˌhō-mə-ˈfō-bē-ə\

Definition of homophobia

  1. :  irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals

ho·mo·pho·bic play \-ˈfō-bik\ adjective


1969

First Known Use of homophobia

1969


Medical Dictionary

homophobia

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noun ho·mo·pho·bia \ˌhō-mə-ˈfō-bē-ə\

Medical Definition of homophobia

  1. :  irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals

  2. ho·mo·phobe \ˈhō-mə-ˌfōb\play noun
    ho·mo·pho·bic \ˌhō-mə-ˈfō-bik\play adjective




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