symbolophobia

symbolophobia

(sĭm″bŏl-ō-fō′bē-ă) [″ + phobos, fear]
A hesitancy in expressing oneself in words or action for fear that it may be interpreted as possessing a symbolic meaning.
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The rise in the number of sufferers has an uncanny correllation to the popularity of Botox injections, SYMBOLOPHOBIA Fear of symbolism.