Words at Play : Top 10 Unusual Phobias, Vol. 2

#5: Ailurophobia

What It Is:

Abnormal fear of cats

About the Word:

This word comes from ailurous, the Greek word for cat.

Ailurophobes, of course, are greatly outnumbered by ailurophiles – those who love cats.

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