-phobia
noun combining form Etymology: New Latin, from Late Latin, from Greek, from -phobos fearing, from phobos fear, flight, from phebesthai to flee; akin to Lithuanian bėgti to flee, Old Church Slavic běžati 1. exaggerated fear of <
acrophobia
>
2. intolerance or aversion for <
photophobia
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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