Top 10 Unusual Phobias, Vol. 1

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What it is:

A morbid fear of being touched.

Word history:

Haptein is a Greek word that means to fasten (that is, to bring two things together).

Bonus points:

Haptics is the English word for "a science concerned with the sense of touch," used in technologies like touch-screen displays that let users feel clicks.

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