Examples of phobia in a Sentence
His fear of crowds eventually developed into a phobia.
Recent Examples of phobia from the Web
Seattle's density phobia is baked into its public policy.
Chaney stars as Alonzo the Armless, a double amputee who performs with a big-top show, and young Joan Crawford plays his beautiful assistant, Nanon, who suffers from a creeping phobia of men's hands.
Barbara Heidenreich, the Austin, Texas, author of The Parrot Problem Solver and owner of Good Bird Inc., offers webinars, workshops and videos that discuss parrots’ phobias, potty training and petting preferences.
As a result, many grape varieties do well in eastern Washington, although none has seized the crown, and one—riesling—has an image problem thanks to a phobia of sweetness among would-be sophisticates.
The company looked at each state’s most searched phobia over the past year.
As far back as the mid-1990s, clinical trials showed that this kind of technology could help treat phobias and other conditions, like post-traumatic stress disorder.
One Reddit poster said bi-erasure and bi-phobia are huge problems.
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Origin and Etymology of phobia
First Known Use: 1786See Words from the same year
Definition of -phobia
Origin and Etymology of -phobia
PHOBIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of -phobia for English Language Learners
: an extremely strong dislike or fear of someone or something
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