homophobia


ho·mo·pho·bia

noun \ˌhō-mə-ˈfō-bē-ə\

Definition of HOMOPHOBIA

:  irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals
ho·mo·pho·bic \-ˈfō-bik\ adjective

First Known Use of HOMOPHOBIA

1969

Other Psychology Terms

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ho·mo·pho·bia

noun \ˌhō-mə-ˈfō-bē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HOMOPHOBIA

: irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals
ho·mo·phobe \ˈhō-mə-ˌfōb\ noun
ho·mo·pho·bic \ˌhō-mə-ˈfō-bik\ adjective

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