gymnophobia


gymnophobia
A fear of nudity

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Gymnophobia — An abnormal and persistent fear of nudity. Sufferers of this phobia experience undue anxiety even though they realize their fear is irrational. They may worry about seeing others naked or being seen naked, or both. Their fear may stem from… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Gymnophobia —    An intense fear of the naked body …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

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