necrophobia

noun
nec·​ro·​pho·​bia | \ ˌnek-rə-ˈfō-bē-ə How to pronounce necrophobia (audio) \

Medical Definition of necrophobia

: an exaggerated fear of death or horror of dead bodies

Other Words from necrophobia

necrophobic \ -​ˈfō-​bik How to pronounce necrophobic (audio) \ adjective

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“Necrophobia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/necrophobia. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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