strangers, fear of

strangers, fear of

Xenophobia. See Phobia.
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Mike Greenaway, director of Play Wales, said: "Perhaps, as a consequence of the coverage of a number of notable events, as a society we have developed a fear of strangers, fear of accident or injury and crime.
But relevant for the purposes of teaching about multicultural perspectives, the five fears are these: fear of death, fear of strangers, fear of the future, fear of chaos, and fear of insignificance.