Islamophobia

noun
Is·​lam·​o·​pho·​bia | \ is-ˌlä-mə-ˈfō-bē-ə How to pronounce Islamophobia (audio) , iz-, -ˈla- \

Definition of Islamophobia

: irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against Islam or people who practice Islam

Other Words from Islamophobia

Islamophobe \ is-​ˈlä-​mə-​ˌfōb How to pronounce Islamophobia (audio) , iz-​ , -​ˈla-​ \ noun
Islamophobic \ is-​ˌlä-​mə-​ˈfō-​bik How to pronounce Islamophobia (audio) , iz-​ , -​ˈla-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of Islamophobia

1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Islamophobia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Islamophobia. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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