A fear of the clergy or of holy people

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • hierophobia — fear of sacred things Phobias …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Phobia — An unreasonable sort of fear that can cause avoidance and panic. Phobias are a relatively common type of anxiety disorder. For example, extreme fear of spiders is called arachnophobia, and fear of being outside is known as agoraphobia. Phobias… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Phobias — This is a list that has been stewing on my hard drive for several years, defining 136 phobias, irrational or pathological fears of various things. The reason I ve resisted is that someone else has done a far more thorough job than I could ever do …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hierophobic — hierophōˈbic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑hierophobia …   Useful english dictionary

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