brontophobia
The fear of thunder

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Brontophobia — An abnormal and persistent fear of thunder that causes undue anxiety even though sufferers realize that thunder itself poses no threat to them. When outdoors during a thunderstorm, they may suffer excessive anxiety. When indoors, they may hide… …   Medical dictionary

  • brontophobia — noun The fear of thunder and lightning …   Wiktionary

  • brontophobia — fear of thunder and lightning Phobias …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • brontophobia — bron·to·pho·bia …   English syllables

  • brontophobia —   n. dread of thunder and lightning …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • brontophobia — ˌbräntəˈfōbēə noun Etymology: New Latin, from bront + phobia : abnormal fear of thunder …   Useful english dictionary

  • бронтофобия — (brontophobia; греч. bronte гром + фобия) навязчивый страх боязнь грома …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Бронтофоби́я — (brontophobia; греч. brontē гром + Фобия) навязчивый страх боязнь грома …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • Fear of thunder — An abnormal and persistent fear of thunder that causes undue anxiety even though sufferers realize that thunder itself poses no threat to them. When outdoors during a thunderstorm, they may suffer excessive anxiety. When indoors, they may hide… …   Medical dictionary

  • -phobia — The English suffixes phobia, phobic, phobe ( of Greek origin: φόβος/φοβία ) occur in technical usage in psychiatry to construct words that describe irrational, disabling fear as a mental disorder (e.g., agoraphobia), in chemistry to describe… …   Wikipedia

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