onomatophobia


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onomatophobia

 [on″o-mat″o-fo´be-ah]
irrational fear of hearing a particular word or name.

on·o·mat·o·pho·bi·a

(on'ō-mat'ō-fō'bē-ă),
Abnormal dread of certain words or names because of their supposed significance.
[G. onoma, name, + phobos, fear]

on·o·mat·o·pho·bi·a

(on'ŏ-mat-ŏ-fō'bē-ă)
Abnormal dread of certain words or names because of their supposed significance.
[G. onoma, name, + phobos, fear]

onomatophobia

(ŏn″ō-mă″tō-fō′bē-ă) [″ + phobos, fear]
An abnormal fear of hearing a certain name or word because of an imagined dreadful meaning attached to it.
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