ergophobia
The fear of work

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • ergophobia — fear of work, 1905, coinage by British medical man Dr. William Dunnett Spanton, from Gk. ergos work (see URGE (Cf. urge) (v.)) + phobia fear (see PHOBIA (Cf. phobia)). Mr. W.D. Spanton (Leeds) considered that the most prominent causes of physical …   Etymology dictionary

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  • ergophobia — /ˌɜgoʊˈfoʊbiə/ (say .ergoh fohbeeuh) noun a morbid fear of work. –ergophobic, adjective, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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