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xenophobia

 [zen″o-fo´be-ah]
irrational fear of strangers.

xen·o·pho·bi·a

(zen'ō-fō'bē-ă),
Abnormal fear of strangers or foreigners.
[xeno- + G. phobos, fear]

xenophobia

/xeno·pho·bia/ (-fo´be-ah) irrational fear of strangers.

xenophobia

[-fō′bē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, xenos + phobos, fear
an anxiety disorder characterized by a pervasive, irrational fear or uneasiness in the presence of strangers, especially foreigners, or in new surroundings.

xenophobia

Psychiatry An abnormal/morbid fear of strangers or foreigners. See Phobia.

xen·o·pho·bi·a

(zen'ō-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid fear of strangers or foreigners.
[xeno- + G. phobos, fear]

xenophobia (zēˈ·nō·fōˑ·bē·),

n an irrational fear of foreigners or strangers.

xen·o·pho·bi·a

(zen'ō-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid fear of strangers or foreigners.
[xeno- + G. phobos, fear]

xenophobia (zen´əfō´bēə),

n an anx-iety disorder characterized by a pervasive, irrational fear or uneasiness in the presence of strangers, especially foreigners, or in new surroundings.
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