phobic

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adjective pho·bic \ˈfō-bik\

Definition of phobic

  1. :  of, relating to, affected with, or constituting phobia

phobic

noun

Examples of phobic in a Sentence

  1. She is phobic about heights.

1897

First Known Use of phobic

1897


-phobic

adjective combining form pho·bic

Definition of -phobic

  1. 1a :  having an intolerance or aversion for photophobic Anglophobicb :  exhibiting a phobia for claustrophobic

  2. 2 :  lacking affinity for hydrophobic

Origin and Etymology of -phobic

French -phobique, from Late Latin -phobicus, from Greek -phobikos, from -phobia


PHOBIC Defined for English Language Learners

phobic

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adjective pho·bic \ˈfō-bik\

Definition of phobic for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or having an extremely strong fear or dislike of someone or something

-phobic

adjective combining form pho·bic

Definition of -phobic for English Language Learners

  • : having an extremely strong dislike or fear of someone or something


Medical Dictionary

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phobic

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adjective pho·bic \ˈfō-bik\

Medical Definition of phobic

  1. :  of, relating to, affected with, marked by, involving, or constituting a phobia phobic disorders a phobic person phobic anxiety phobic situations


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phobic

noun pho·bic

Medical Definition of phobic

  1. :  one who exhibits a phobia


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