thanatophobia

A fear of death

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • thanatophobia — [than΄ə tə fō′bē ə] n. [ THANATO + PHOBIA] an abnormally great fear of death …   English World dictionary

  • thanatophobia — noun a morbid fear of death • Hypernyms: ↑simple phobia * * * ˌthanətəˈfōbēə noun Etymology: New Latin, from thanat + phobia : fear of death thus he showed how Epicurus tried to rid the mind of thanatophobia O.S.J.Gogarty * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • thanatophobia — /than euh teuh foh bee euh/, n. Psychiatry. an abnormal fear of death. [1855 60; THANATO + PHOBIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • thanatophobia — noun Fear of dying …   Wiktionary

  • thanatophobia — Morbid fear of death. [thanato + G. phobos, fear] * * * than·a·to·pho·bia .than ət ə fō bē ə n fear of death * * * than·a·to·pho·bia (than″ə to foґbe ə) [thanato + phobia] irrational fear of death …   Medical dictionary

  • thanatophobia — fear of death Phobias …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • thanatophobia — n. unnatural fear of death …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thanatophobia — than·a·to·pho·bia …   English syllables

  • thanatophobia — /θænətəˈfoʊbiə/ (say thanuhtuh fohbeeuh) noun morbid fear of death. {Greek thanatos death + phobia} –thanatophobic, adjective, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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

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