thermophobia


thermophobia
A fear of heat

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Thermophobia — An abnormal and persistent fear of heat, including hot weather and hot objects. Sufferers from thermophobia experience anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational. To avoid heat, they may live in a cold climate, wear light clothing …   Medical dictionary

  • thermophobia — n. fear of heat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • термофобия — (thermophobia; термо + фобия) навязчивый страх боязнь жары и теплых помещений …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Термофоби́я — (thermophobia; Термо + Фобия) навязчивый страх боязнь жары и теплых помещений …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • Fear of heat — An abnormal, excessive and persistent fear of heat, including hot weather and hot objects. Sufferers from this fear experience anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational. To avoid heat, they may live in a cold climate, wear light… …   Medical dictionary

  • -phobia — The English suffixes phobia, phobic, phobe ( of Greek origin: φόβος/φοβία ) occur in technical usage in psychiatry to construct words that describe irrational, disabling fear as a mental disorder (e.g., agoraphobia), in chemistry to describe… …   Wikipedia

  • Cryophobia — An abnormal and persistent fear of cold, including cold weather and cold objects. Sufferers from cryophobia experience anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational. To avoid cold, they may live in a warm climate, dress more warmly… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fear of cold — An abnormal and persistent fear of cold, including cold weather and cold objects. Sufferers of this fear experience undue anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational. To avoid cold, they may live in a warm climate, dress more warmly …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • List of phobias — This article is about the suffix phobia. For the class of psychological disorders, see Phobia. Contents 1 Psychological conditions 1.1 Animal phobias …   Wikipedia


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