peccatiphobia

A fear of sin or of sinning

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • peccatiphobia — Morbid fear of sinning. [L. peccatum,, sin, + G. phobos, fear] * * * pec·ca·ti·pho·bia (pek″ə tĭ foґbe ə) [L. peccata sins + phobia] irrational fear of sinning …   Medical dictionary

  • Peccatiphobia —    An intense fear of sinning. See Hamartophobia …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • 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

  • phobia — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fear, dread, aversion, revulsion, repulsion, dislike, antipathy; acrophobia, claustrophobia, etc. See insanity. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Neurosis] Syn. fear, dread, unreasoned fear, Angst (German); see… …   English dictionary for students

  • Hamartophobia —    An intense fear of sin. See Peccatiphobia …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

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