Words at Play : Top 10 Unusual Phobias, Vol. 1

#6: Brontophobia

What It Is:

An abnormal fear of thunder.

Word History:

Bronto is from the Greek word that means thunder.

Bonus Points:

The same root gives us the name of the brontosaurus (literally, "thunder lizard").

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