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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

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]

xen·o·pho·bi·a

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