A fear of names

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Nomatophobia — Nomatophobia, or onomatophobia (Greek: onoma , name and φόβος, phobos , fear ) is a persistent, abnormal, and unwarranted fear of names or other words because of their meaning. [ detail.asp?SDID=511:1711… …   Wikipedia

  • 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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