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chromophobia

 [kro″mo-fo´be-ah]
the quality of staining poorly with dyes. adj., adj chromopho´bic.

chro·mo·pho·bi·a

(krō'mō-fō'bē-ă),
1. Resistance to stains on the part of cells and tissues.
2. A morbid fear of colors.
Synonym(s): chromatophobia
[chromo- + G. phobos, fear]

chro·mo·pho·bi·a

(krō'mō-fō'bē-ă)
1. Resistance to stains on the part of cells and tissues.
2. A morbid dislike of color.
Synonym(s): chromatophobia.
[chromo- + G. phobos, fear]

chromatophobia 

An abnormal aversion to colours or to certain colours (e.g. erythrophobia, an abnormal aversion to red). It may be psychological or physiological, such as an abnormal sensitivity to some short wavelengths following cataract extraction. Syn. chromophobia. See chlorophobia; cyanophobia.
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Chromophobia was also the title of a 1960s animated film by Belgian director Raoul Servais about the director's childhood during the Nazi occupation.
' And then there ' s her forthcoming parts - in the second series of soft BBC comedy Carrie and Barry and the weird Hollywood thriller Chromophobia, alongside Kirstin Scott Thomas, Ralph Fiennes and Penelope Cruz.
A fine cast scuttles around to rapidly diminishing returns in London-set "Chromophobia," an overlong ensembler about a bunch of self-absorbed neurotics that starts as a wannabe comedy and later expects auds to sympathize with its characters' plights.
Before that she'll also be starring with Ralph Fiennes in the British drama Chromophobia.
she was on the island with Rhys Ifans and Joseph and Ralph Fiennes to film upcoming movie Chromophobia.
The restricted palette came about from reading of David Batchelor's book Chromophobia, says Masters.
And the modernist whitewash seems to assert its own derivation in the phobias of Protestant domestic, religious, and aesthetic space: mysophobia (fear of dirt and contamination), Monophobia, chromophobia, erotophobia.
The artist David Batchelor has coined a word for this enmity to colour: chromophobia. This is the title of a book by him, published by Reaktion in 2000, which investigates the phenomenon.
He has since appeared in films such as Chromophobia and An Unfinished Life as well as receiving rave reviews for TV work in the BBC's recent Much Ado About Nothing and Friends and Crocodiles.: Helen McCrory:Born in London, the daughter of a diplomat and a physiotherapist, in her childhood she lived in Norway, Nigeria, Cameroon, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Madagascar and Paris, among other places, and went to an English boarding school.
Cruz, who was there for the premiere of her latest film, the psychological drama Chromophobia shot on the Isle of Man, made sure she showed off her best assets with this cleavage boosting style and plenty of lipstick.
(Director Martha Fiennes' closing-night film, "Chromophobia," plays out of competition.) But there is some evidence of outreach: Among the first-time competitors are brothers Arnaud and Jean-Marie Larrieu ("Peindre ou Faire L'Amour"), Hong Kong helmer To ("Election") and "Beijing Bicycle" director Wang Xiaoshuai ("Shanghai Dreams").
Elsewhere, Damian's own future looks very bright as this year marks the release of the long-awaited movie Chromophobia in which he stars with Penelope Cruz, Kristin Scott Thomas and Ralph Fiennes.