noctiphobia


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noctiphobia

 [nok″tĭ-fo´be-ah]
irrational fear of night and darkness.
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noc·ti·pho·bi·a

(nok-tī-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid dread of night and its darkness and silence.
[noct- + phobia]
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nyctophobia

Morbid fear of the dark or the night.
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noctiphobia

(nok?ti-fo'be-a) [L. nocte, at night, + Gr. phobos, fear]
Abnormal fear of the night and darkness. Synonym: nyctophobia; scotophobia
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