ideophobia

noun
ideo·​pho·​bia | \ -ˈfō-bē-ə How to pronounce ideophobia (audio) \

Medical Definition of ideophobia

: fear or distrust of ideas or of reason

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“Ideophobia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ideophobia. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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