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

#10: Phobophobia

What It Is:

An excessive fear of acquiring a phobia.

Word History:

The Greek word phobos means "fear or flight."

Bonus Points:

When there's nothing left to fear but fear itself, this word is the perfect double whammy of the Greek word for fear.

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