lyssophobia

1. A fear of going insane
2. A fear of rabies

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • lyssophobia — /lis euh foh bee euh/, n. Psychiatry. a pathological fear of going insane. [1885 90; < Gk lyss(a) rage, rabies, madness + O + PHOBIA] * * * ‖ lyssophobia Path. (lɪsəʊˈfəʊbɪə) [f. Gr. λυσσο lyssa + Gr. ϕοβία, after hydrophobia.] A morbid dread… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lyssophobia — /lis euh foh bee euh/, n. Psychiatry. a pathological fear of going insane. [1885 90; < Gk lyss(a) rage, rabies, madness + O + PHOBIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • lyssophobia — lys·so·pho·bia (lis″o foґbe ə) [Gr. lyssa rabies + phobia] irrational fear of going insane …   Medical dictionary

  • lyssophobia — fear of hydrophobia Phobias …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lyssophobia — /lɪsəˈfoʊbiə/ (say lisuh fohbeeuh) noun 1. morbid fear of insanity. 2. morbid fear of rabies. {Greek lyssa rage, rabies + o + phobia} –lyssophobic, adjective, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lyssophobia —    An intense fear of insanity …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • лиссофобия — (lyssophobia; греч. lyssa бешенство, безумие + фобия) см. Маниофобия …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Лиссофоби́я — (lyssophobia; греч. lyssa бешенство, безумие + Фобия) см. Маниофобия …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • pseu|do|ra|bies — «SOO doh RAY beez», noun. 1. a virus disease of cattle and swine which is transmitted by rats and is characterized by intense itching followed by inflammation of the tissues of the central nervous system; mad itch. 2. = lyssophobia. (Cf.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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