nyctophobia


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nyctophobia

 [nik″to-fo´be-ah]
irrational fear of darkness.

nyc·to·pho·bi·a

(nik-tō-fō'bē-ă),
Morbid fear of night or of the dark.
Synonym(s): scotophobia
[nycto- + G. phobos, fear]

nyctophobia

(nĭk′tə-fō′bē-ə)
n.
An abnormal fear of the night or darkness. Also called scotophobia.

nyctophobia

[nik′tō-]
Etymology: Gk, nyx + phobos, fear
an anxiety reaction characterized by an obsessive, irrational fear of darkness.

nyctophobia

Morbid fear of the dark or the night.

nyctophobia

Psychology Fear of the dark or night. See Phobia.

nyc·to·pho·bi·a

(nik'tō-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid fear of night or of the dark.
Synonym(s): scotophobia.
[nycto- + G. phobos, fear]