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

What It Is:

Pathological fear of motion

About the Word:

The root of this word is kinein, Greek for to move.

That same root gives us cinema (moving pictures), kinesthesia (muscle sense), and telekinesis (using mental powers to move objects).

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