brontophobia

noun
bron·​to·​pho·​bia | \ ˌbränt-ə-ˈfō-bē-ə How to pronounce brontophobia (audio) \

Medical Definition of brontophobia

: abnormal fear of thunder

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“Brontophobia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/brontophobia. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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