galeophobia

1. A fear of cats
2. A fear of sharks

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Galeophobia — may refer to:* A form of ichthyophobia, a fear of fish; galeophobia specifically means fear of sharks * Ailurophobia, a fear of cats …   Wikipedia

  • Galeophobia — An abnormally large and persistent fear of sharks. Sufferers from this phobia experience anxiety even though they may be safe on a boat or in an aquarium or on a beach. Hollywood films depicting sharks as calculating, vengeful diabolical monsters …   Medical dictionary

  • galeophobia — fear of sharks, a medical term where the sufferer feels anxiety even when viewing a shark in an aquarium or other safe environment. Also called selachophobia …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • galeophobia — noun a) The fear of cats. b) The fear of sharks. Syn: ailurophobia …   Wiktionary

  • галеофобия — (galeophobia; греч. gale кошка + фобия) см. Айлурофобия …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Галеофоби́я — (galeophobia; греч. galē кошка + Фобия) см. Айлурофобия (Айлурофилия) …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • Ichthyophobia — is the fear of fish. Although the term technically refers to a specific phobia, in many contexts it may refer to any kind of fear of fish, such as fear of eating fish, or fear of dead fish. Galeophobia is a subtype of ichthyophobia specifically… …   Wikipedia

  • Ailurophobia — is a type of specific phobia. It is a persistent, irrational fear of cats. [http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=12227 Ailurophobia] ] It comes from the Greek ailouros (cat) and phobos (fear). A synonym is galeophobia, from the… …   Wikipedia

  • Fear of sharks — Excessive and persistent fear of sharks is termed galeophobia. Sufferers from this phobia experience anxiety even though they may be safe on a boat or in an aquarium or on a beach. Hollywood films depicting sharks as calculating, vengeful… …   Medical dictionary

  • selachophobia — fear of sharks, a medical term where the sufferer feels anxiety even when viewing a shark in an aquarium or other safe environment. Also called galeophobia …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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