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xenophobia

 [zen″o-fo´be-ah]
irrational fear of strangers.

xen·o·pho·bi·a

(zen'ō-fō'bē-ă),
Abnormal fear of strangers or foreigners.
[xeno- + G. phobos, fear]

xenophobia

/xeno·pho·bia/ (-fo´be-ah) irrational fear of strangers.

xenophobia

[-fō′bē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, xenos + phobos, fear
an anxiety disorder characterized by a pervasive, irrational fear or uneasiness in the presence of strangers, especially foreigners, or in new surroundings.

xenophobia

Psychiatry An abnormal/morbid fear of strangers or foreigners. See Phobia.

xen·o·pho·bi·a

(zen'ō-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid fear of strangers or foreigners.
[xeno- + G. phobos, fear]

xenophobia (zēˈ·nō·fōˑ·bē·),

n an irrational fear of foreigners or strangers.

xen·o·pho·bi·a

(zen'ō-fō'bē-ă)
Morbid fear of strangers or foreigners.
[xeno- + G. phobos, fear]
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DavidRichards If being a xenophobe equates to wanting to stop wasting money and having a say in the governance of this country, then count me in
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People holding this opinion were once have been castigated as French-hating xenophobes.
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By threatening the future of thousands of EU citizens living in Britain by using them as "bargaining chips" in Brexit negotiations, she is strengthening the fringe xenophobes little Britons who nurse racism.
Euro sceptics have always been characterised as right-wing xenophobes.
Conceding the power to make war and peace, assistance "forthwith" required if a Nato member is attacked, is, I'd suggest, a far bigger deal ignored by xenophobes upset that Brussels guarantees British workers paid holidays and is ordering mobile operators to slash roaming charges across Europe.