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

#4: Ergophobia 

What It Is:

A fear of or aversion to work.

Word History:

Ergon is the Greek word for work.

Bonus Points:

This word shows a family resemblance to the words ergonomic and ergometer.

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