erythrophobia
A fear of blushing

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Erythrophobia — An abnormal and persistent fear of blushing. Sufferers of erythrophobia experience undue anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational. Their anxiety results from worry about being the focus of attention and the subject of… …   Medical dictionary

  • erythrophobia — /i rith reuh foh bee euh/, n. Psychiatry. 1. an abnormal fear of the color red. 2. extreme fear of blushing. [1890 95; < NL; see ERYTHRO , PHOBIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • erythrophobia — noun An abnormal and persistent fear of blushing …   Wiktionary

  • erythrophobia — fear of red lights or of blushing Phobias …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • erythrophobia — eryth·ro·pho·bia …   English syllables

  • erythrophobia — /əˌrɪθroʊˈfoʊbiə/ (say uh.rithroh fohbeeuh) noun Psychology 1. morbid fear of blushing. 2. morbid aversion to red. –erythrophobic, adjective, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • erythrophobia — ˈfōbēə noun Etymology: New Latin, from erythr + phobia 1. : morbid avoidance of the color red 2. : fear of blushing * * * /i rith reuh foh bee euh/, n. Psychiatry. 1. an abnormal fear of the color red. 2. extreme fear of blushing …   Useful english dictionary

  • эритрофобия — (erythrophobia; эритро + фобия) навязчивый страх боязнь красного цвета …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Эритрофоби́я — (erythrophobia; Эритро + Фобия) навязчивый страх боязнь красного цвета …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • Fear of blushing — An abnormal and persistent fear of blushing. Sufferers of this fear experience undue anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational. Their anxiety results from worry about being the focus of attention and the subject of embarrassment.… …   Medical dictionary

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