gerontophobia


gerontophobia
A fear of old age or of growing old

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Gerontophobia — is the fear of growing old, or a hatred or fear of the elderly. [ [http://www.ias.ac.in/currsci/nov102004/1163.pdf Gerontophobia, Ageing and Retirement ] Current Science , 10 November 2004] IndicatorsKen Dychtwald identifies seven markers that… …   Wikipedia

  • gerontophobia — /jeuh ron teuh foh bee euh/, n. 1. a fear of old people. 2. a fear of old age, esp. of growing old. [1975 80; GERONTO + PHOBIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • gerontophobia — noun a) Fear of the elderly. b) Fear of aging. See Also: gerontophobe, gerontophobic …   Wiktionary

  • gerontophobia — Morbid fear of old persons. [geronto + G. phobos, fear] * * * ge·ron·to·pho·bia fō bē ə n morbid fear or dislike of old persons …   Medical dictionary

  • gerontophobia — /dʒɛrɒntəˈfoʊbiə/ (say jerontuh fohbeeuh) noun 1. the fear of growing old. 2. hatred of the elderly. –gerontophobic, adjective, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • gerontophobia — /jeuh ron teuh foh bee euh/, n. 1. a fear of old people. 2. a fear of old age, esp. of growing old. [1975 80; GERONTO + PHOBIA] …   Useful english dictionary

  • геронтофобия — (gerontophobia; геронто + фобия) навязчивый страх боязнь встречи с лицами старческого возраста …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Геронтофоби́я — (gerontophobia; геронто (Гери ) + Фобия) навязчивый страх боязнь встречи с лицами старческого возраста …   Медицинская энциклопедия

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