Thursday, April 14, 2005

words derived from greek - PHOBIA

PHOBIA: "fear," "dislike," "aversion"

acrophobia : fear of being at a great height

agoraphobia: fear of open spaces

Anglophobia : dislike of England/the English

claustrophobia : fear of enclosed or narrow spaces

Germanophobia : dislike of Germany/the Germans

hydrophoia : rabies (fear of water)

monophobia : fear of being alone

phobia : fear, dislike, aversion

photophobia : morbid aversion to light

xenophobia : aversion to foreigners

Russophobe : one who dislikes Russia/the Russians


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