(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. fear, dread, aversion, revulsion, repulsion, dislike, antipathy; acrophobia, claustrophobia, etc. See insanity.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Neurosis]
Syn. fear, dread, unreasoned fear, Angst (German); see fear 2 , neurosis .
2. [Dislike]
Syn. disgust, avoidance, aversion; see hatred 1 , 2 , resentment .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
irrational fear, obsessive fear, anxiety, dread, *hang-up, aversion, *thing, neurosis, maladjustment, horror.
alone, being: eremiophobia
animal skin or fur: doraphobia
animals: zoophobia
blood: hemophobia
blushing: erythrophobia
bridges: gephyrophobia
burial alive: taphephobia
cancer: cancerphobia
cats: ailurophobia
children: pedophobia
cold: psychrophobia
confinement in enclosed space: claustrophobia
crowds: demophobia, agoraphobia
dark: nyctophobia
dead bodies, death: necrophobia
death: thanatophobia, necrophobia
defecation: rhypophobia
depths: bathophobia
dirt: mysophobia
disease: pathophobia
dogs: cynophobia
eating: phagophobia
fire: pyrophobia
flood: antlophobia
foreigners, strangers: xenophobia
germs: microphobia
ghosts: phasmophobia
heights: acrophobia
homosexuals: homophobia
horses: hippophobia
insects: entomophobia
knives: aichmophobia
lice: pediculophobia
marriage: gamophobia
medicine: pharmacophobia
men: androphobia
mice: musophobia
missiles: ballistophobia
money: chrematophobia
monsters: teratophobia
night: nyctophobia
noise: phonophobia, acousticophobia
number 13: triskaidekaphobia
ocean: thalassophobia
old age: gerontophobia
open spaces: agoraphobia
pain: alophobia
poison: toxicophobia
precipices: cremnophobia
responsibility: hypengyophobia
ridicule: catagelophobia
robbers: harpaxophobia
sex: coitophobia, genophobia
sharp objects: aichmophobia
sin, committing: peccatiphobia
sleep: hypnophobia
snakes: ophidiophobia
snow: chionophobia
solitude: autophobia
speaking: lalophobia
spiders: arachneophobia
stars: astrophobia
strangers: xenophobia
sunlight: heliophobia
thunderstorms: astraphobia, brontophobia
touched, being: haptephobia
water: hydrophobia
women: gynophobia
work: ergophobia

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