pyrophobia

noun
py·​ro·​pho·​bia | \ ˌpī-rə-ˈfō-bē-ə How to pronounce pyrophobia (audio) \

Medical Definition of pyrophobia

: morbid dread of fire

Other Words from pyrophobia

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

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“Pyrophobia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pyrophobia. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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