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phobia

pho·bi·a

phobia

 
 
pronunciation:
fo bi
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Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a strong, persistent, irrational fear of, or aversion to, something.
He's developed an intense fear of flying in addition to his other phobias.
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derivation: phobic (adj.)
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