phonophobia

(redirected from Ligyrophobia)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

pho·no·pho·bi·a

(fō'nō-fō'bē-ă),
1. Morbid fear of one's own voice, or of any sound.
See also: decreased sound tolerance, misophonia, hyperacusis.
2. Abnormal sensitivity to noise, a common feature of migraine headache.
[phono- + G. phobos, fear]

phonophobia

(fō″nō-fō′bē-ă) [″ + phobos, fear]
1. A morbid fear of sound or noise.
2. A fear of speaking or hearing one's own voice.

Phonophobia

Fear of sound. See also HYPERACUSIS.