paraskevidekatriaphobia


paraskevidekatriaphobia
The fear of Friday the 13th

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • paraskevidekatriaphobia — (pair.uh.skee.vee.dek.uh.tree.uh.FOH.bee.uh) n. Fear of Friday the 13th. Also: paraskevidekatria phobia. paraskevidekatriaphobic adj., n. paraskevidekatriaphobe n. Example Citations: * Candye Kane 9:30 p.m. Friday in the Thirsty Ear Tavern, 1200… …   New words

  • Friday the 13th — is superstitiously considered a day of bad luck in English , French and German speaking countries, as well as in other countries around the world.Similar superstitions exist in some other traditions. In Greece, Romania and Spanish speaking… …   Wikipedia

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  • Triskaidekaphobia — (from Greek tris=three, kai=and, deka=ten) is an irrational fear of the number 13; it is a superstition and related to a specific fear of Friday the 13th, called paraskevidekatriaphobia or friggatriskaidekaphobia.OriginsSome Christian traditions… …   Wikipedia

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