chaetophobia
A fear of hair

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • chaetophobia — (n.) fear of hair, from Gk. khaite long flowing hair (of persons, also of horses, lions) + phobia fear (see PHOBIA (Cf. phobia)). The Greek word was Latinized as chaeto and taken as a comb. form meaning spine, bristle …   Etymology dictionary

  • List of phobias — This article is about the suffix phobia. For the class of psychological disorders, see Phobia. Contents 1 Psychological conditions 1.1 Animal phobias …   Wikipedia

  • hydrophobia — Synonyms and related words: African lethargy, Asiatic cholera, Chagres fever, German measles, Haverhill fever, Texas fever, acute articular rheumatism, ague, alkali disease, amathophobia, amebiasis, amebic dysentery, anthrax, aphthous fever,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • phobia — n 1. fear, irrational fear, abnormal fear, obsessive fear; dread, horror, panic, terror, angst, fear and trembling, anguish, anxiety; apprehensiveness, apprehension, misgiving, suspicion, distrust, qualm; worry, disquiet, disquietude. 2. aversion …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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